Giuliani rips news outlets, says Biden is 'protected and immune like the Clintons'

Giuliani rips news outlets, says Biden is 'protected and immune like the Clintons'

President TrumpDonald John TrumpWHCA calls on Trump to denounce video depicting him shooting media outlets Video of fake Trump shooting members of media shown at his Miami resort: report Trump hits Fox News's Chris Wallace over Ukraine coverage MORE's attorney Rudy GiulianiRudy GiulianiRand Paul calls for probe of Democrats over Ukraine letter Sunday shows — Officials rush to Trump's defense on Syria, sanctions Cruz: 'Of course' it's not appropriate to ask China to investigate Bidens MORE accused media outlets of "going after" him and said that former Vice President Joe BidenJoe BidenTrump hits Fox News's Chris Wallace over Ukraine coverage Schiff: Whistleblower testimony might not be necessary Trump warns Democrats will lose House seats over impeachment MORE is "protected and immune."

"WP, NBC, and CNN are going after me because I’m the messenger, and covering up the message, Dem corruption," he tweeted Tuesday, apparently referring to The Washington Post. 

"Meanwhile, they have yet to ask Biden difficult questions because he is protected and immune like the Clintons and crooked Clinton Foundation!" he added. 

Giuliani has faced scrutiny in recent days amid allegations that he tried to push Ukrainian officials to look into Biden or Biden's son to help Trump's 2020 reelection bid. He received a subpoena for documents relating to the matter on Monday.

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A recently released whistleblower complaint accused Trump of pushing Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky to look into Biden, a Democratic presidential candidate, for his own gain. The complaint alleged that two State Department officials spoke to Giuliani "in an attempt to 'contain the damage' to U.S. national security" over his communication with Ukraine. Giuliani has denied the complaint's accusations. 

A memo on Trump's call with Zelensky released by The White House said that Trump told the foreign leader he would have Giuliani talk to him.

“I will have Mr. Giuliani give you a call and I am also going to have Attorney General Barr call and we will get to the bottom of it. I'm sure you will figure it out,” Trump said.

It was not clear whether Giuliani on Tuesday was lashing out at the news outlets regarding specific stories or interactions. The Post recently reported that the former New York City mayor would speak at a conference sponsored by the Russian government, which he later appeared to back out of.

He also clashed with CNN's Chris CuomoChristopher (Chris) Charles CuomoTulsi Gabbard rips Trump's Syria decision: 'Kurds are now paying the price' Warren response to gay marriage question: 'Just marry one woman' CNN's Chris Cuomo apologizes after response to Kamala Harris at LGBTQ town hall MORE during an interview last month in which Giuliani said he asked Ukraine to look into Biden seconds after denying it.