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Vermont College Revokes Giuliani’s Honorary Degree

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Vermont College Revokes Giuliani’s Honorary Degree


A private liberal arts college in Middlebury, Vermont, announced on Tuesday that it had revoked an honorary degree issued to Rudy Giuliani, President Donald Trump’s personal attorney. “Middlebury College has made the decision to revoke the honorary degree it presented to presidential attorney Rudolph Giuliani in 2005, and has communicated this to Mr. Giuliani’s office,” the school said in a statement issued on Jan. 12. Giuliani did not respond to a request for comment. The announcement is part of a wave of reprisals from private entities against President Donald Trump and his allies in the wake of the president’s two-month-long challenge to the outcome of the presidential election, which culminated in a massive protest on Jan. 6 during which a small part of the attendees engaged in violence and breached the U.S. Capitol. Twitter and Facebook cited the events when they banned the president from their platforms. A number of …

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