Giuliani Defends Himself Over Ties To Chavez

Law360, New York (March 19, 2007, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Presidential candidate Rudy Giuliani struck back at his critics over reports that his law firm, Bracewell & Giuliani LLP, has lobbied on behalf of Citgo Petroleum Corp., an oil company with ties to Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez.

At a New York Yankees spring training game on Sunday, Giuliani told the Associated Press that his opponents would try to exploit the news, but that he had done nothing wrong.

“It was one of those political attacks where you have nothing to do with it, you’re not involved...
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