Former Mayor Rudy Giuliani walked into court on Tuesday to handle his first federal case in almost three decades as he took over the Trump campaign challenge to Joe Biden’s projected victory in Pennsylvania.
Giuliani, Trump’s personal lawyer and a former Manhattan US attorney, entered the courthouse in Williamsport to cheers from several dozen supporters of the president gathered outside, The Associated Press reported.
Inside, Giuliani asked Judge Matthew Brann if he was formally approved to represent Trump, according to Reuters.
“You’re good to go,” Brann responded.
Online records show that Giuliani hasn’t entered an appearance in federal court since 1992, the year before he was first elected mayor of New York City.
At that time, he was part of a team from the law firm of Anderson, Kill, Olick & Oshinsky that was defending several clients in a personal injury case in northern California. But the Anderson, Kill team was replaced after about nine months and online records