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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 GiulianiGreitens Senate bid creates headache for GOP Gaetz hires legal counsel amid DOJ probe Georgia lieutenant governor: Giuliani election claims helped lead to new voting law MORE, a former adviser and personal attorney for former President TrumpDonald TrumpGraham: 'I could not disagree more' with Trump support of Afghanistan troop withdrawal GOP believes Democrats handing them winning 2022 campaign Former GOP operative installed as NSA top lawyer resigns 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.