Heilemann: I’m Not Sure How Long ‘This Marriage of Desperation’ Between Trump and Giuliani Will Last

‘I know I’m not the only one wondering this, how long this marriage of desperation, of convenience, how long this marriage will last’

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HEILEMANN: "He often won some favor with Donald Trump. People will remember that on the weekend of the 'Access Hollywood' back in October 2016 tape, when no one else would go on television that Sunday, the tape came out on a Friday, when no one else would go out on television on that Sunday to defend Donald Trump, Rudy Giuliani was the one who went out and did five Sunday shows that morning when Chris Christie, Kellyanne Conway and others refused to do that. So he curried some favor with Trump in that moment, and yet, even then, a few months later, as you point out, when it came time for a job in the administration Donald Trump turned him away and said a lot of very dismissive things about him, all of which makes it all the more extraordinary he turned back to Rudy Giuliani in this moment. So there’s nothing unexpected about his poor performance here. Incredible thing is that trump has turned to him. And if you look at the way on Friday, the way that Trump threw him under the bus, not once but twice on camera, and now trump watching him over this weekend, I wonder and I know I’m not the only one wondering this, how long this marriage of desperation, of convenience, how long this marriage will last.”

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