Andrew Giuliani says he is 'strongly considering' running for governor of New York amid Cuomo controversies


Andrew Giuliani, the son of former New York City Mayor and ex-Trump attorney Rudy Giuliani, is "strongly considering" running for governor in New York in 2022," he told Fox News Wednesday.

"I am strongly considering it," Giuliani told Fox News in a phone interview. "I will be going up to Albany on April 19."

Giuliani said county chairs will be invited to Albany on April 19 by New York State Republican Committee Chairman Nick Langworthy, as well as "potential candidates" to give their "pitches."

"I’ll make a decision at that point," Giuliani said. "I am strongly considering it."

Giuliani told Fox News he has been fielding calls from donors in recent days and weeks, and is "trying to decide whether or not it is the right thing to do."

Giuliani previously served in the Trump administration as a special assistant to the former president and as an associate director in the Office of Public Liaison at the White House.

New York voters may remember Andrew Giuliani’s memorable appearance as a young child at his father’s inauguration – where he raised his own hand during the oath of office – which led to him being played by Chris Farley on Saturday Night Live.

Giuliani’s potential campaign comes as some Trump allies have been rallying their support behind New York Congressman Lee Zeldin, urging him to mount a gubernatorial bid in 2022.

Fox News first reported that Rep. Zeldin, R-N. Y., met with former President Trump last month at Mar-a-Lago.

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