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The investigation into Giuliani is related to the case against two of his colleagues who were detained this week for allegedly violating the campaign Finance laws.
The Ukrainian-born businessman, Lev Parnas and Igor Fruman, has been charged with sending banned contributions to a congressman who they hope will help oust Yovanovitch. is working to dig up dirt on the ambassador and Biden.
The former mayor of New York City shared information he never found with American government officials and a pro-Trump columnist to help undermine Yovanovitch, according to the Times.
It is unclear how far the investigation will go, and prosecutors have not issued any signs they intend to bring additional charges in the case, according to the Times.
Federal la w is requested by Americans in the Department of Justice of any U.S. government or media contact made with the director of foreign officials. Giuliani said there were no reasons to charge him because he said he acted in the best of Trump than any Ukrainian official.
Giuliani emerged as a central figure in the House's impeachment investigation into the president, sparked by the announcement that Trump had allowed Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky to work with Giuliani to investigate Biden. Zelensky complied with his request.