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Newsmax adds Andrew Giuliani as a contributor

Newsmax adds Andrew Giuliani as a contributor
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Conservative news outlet Newsmax has hired Andrew Giuliani as a contributor, The New York Times reports.

Giuliani announced the news Thursday on the radio show of his father, Rudy GiulianiRudy GiulianiGaetz hires legal counsel amid DOJ probe Georgia lieutenant governor: Giuliani election claims helped lead to new voting law Rep. Lee Zeldin announces bid for New York governor MORE, a former adviser and personal attorney for former President TrumpDonald TrumpTrump: McConnell 'helpless' to stop Biden from packing court Romney on NRSC awarding Trump: Not 'my preference' McConnell sidesteps Trump calling him 'dumb son of a b----' MORE. He started in the role this week.

A Newsmax spokesperson confirmed Andrew Giuliani started working as a contributor this month.

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He had appeared on Newsmax as a guest several times while he was still working at the White House, a Newsmax spokesperson said.

Like his father, Giuliani also worked in the Trump White House and the Newsmax job is, he said, a way “to continue the meaning” he had found during his time there.

In 2017, Trump hired Giuliani as an associate director in the Office of Public Liaison, a department that manages relationships outside interest groups. The next year Trump promoted him, even though Giuliani had his West Wing access revoked.

Last December, Trump also gave Giuliani a spot on the United States Memorial Holocaust Council. Giuliani has described Trump as a “father figure.”

Giuliani is not the only Trump staffer hired by Newsmax. Former White House press secretary Sean SpicerSean Michael SpicerOvernight Health Care: CDC director calls on Michigan to 'close things down' amid surge in cases | Regeneron says antibody therapy prevents COVID-19 infections The Hill's 12:30 Report - Presented by ExxonMobil - Biden moves vaccine eligibility by almost two weeks Easter Bunny pays surprise visit to White House briefing room MORE launched his show Spicer & Co.” on the channel in March of 2020.

Separately, Fox News on Tuesday announced that former Trump spokeswoman Kayleigh McEnany would be joining that cable outlet as a contributor.

Updated at 9:49 a.m.