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Trump says Rudy Giuliani has COVID-19, reports indicate he's been hospitalized

Rudy Giuliani has contracted COVID-19, Trump says
Posted at 12:50 PM, Dec 06, 2020
and last updated 2020-12-06 18:41:08-05

Rudy Giuliani, President Donald Trump's personal lawyer and the man heading up Trump's effort to overturn the results of the 2020 election, has contracted COVID-19, the president said Sunday.

ABC News and the New York Times report that Giuliani has been admitted to Georgetown University Medical Center in Washington.

At 76 years old, Giuliani would be considered at an "increased risk" for COVID-19.

Giuliani is the latest person in the president's inner circle to contract COVID-19. Trump himself, along with first lady Melania Trump, chief of staff Mark Meadows, press secretary Kayleigh McEnany, and Trump's sons Don Jr. and Barron have all contracted the virus.

According to CNN, Giuliani's son, Andrew, contracted the virus in November.

In recent weeks, Giuliani has traveled throughout the country to lead the Trump campaign efforts to overturn election results in several battleground states on the basis of widespread voter fraud. Thus far, Giuliani has presented little evidence to support his claims.

Earlier this week, Attorney General William Barr said the Justice Department had not yet found any evidence of widespread voter fraud that would affect the results of the 2020 election.