Rudy Giuliani's Business Past Raises Questions Over Fitness for Secretary of State

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Pre-election billboard splattered with paint, showing Rudy Giuliani and Serbian Progressive Party deputy leader Aleksandar Vucic who ran for Belgrade mayor.

As Rudy Giuliani's name has surfaced as a possible Secretary of State in the Trump administration, questions are lingering over the former New York City mayor's business relationships he developed after leaving office. Take one example: in 2012, Giuliani traveled to Serbia to work as a paid consultant for Aleksandar Vučić, a candidate for the mayoralty of Belgrade. In Vučić's earlier role as the minister of information for Serbian president Slobodan Milošević, he authored a law that banned criticism of the government. Vučić is now the Prime Minister of Serbia. 

Andrew Kirtzman, former NY1 reporter and author of Rudy Giuliani: Emperor of the City, says that Giuliani's management and security consulting firm, Giuliani Partners, served a number of questionable international clients. Kirtzman speaks here with WNYC's Richard Hake about how "America's mayor" wound up an international consultant (and LifeLock infomercial spokesman), and what concerns are now coming to light given the possibility of his role in a Trump cabinet.