Ex-Mayor Rudy Giuliani at a 9/11 commemoration on Saturday called a top US general an “idiot” and “a–hole,” imitated Queen Elizabeth and distanced himself from Prince Andrew, in a series of rambling soliloquies, video shows.
During a rant at an annual Sept. 11 dinner held at Cipriani, Giuliani wondered of Gen. Mark Milley, “How’s that guy a general?” while imagining physically assaulting the decorated joint Chiefs of Staff chairman because of his advice to close Bagram Air Base in Afghanistan.
“I wanted to grab his stars and shove it down his throat and say, ‘It’s 400 miles from China, a–hole! China is going to be our enemy for the next 40 years! You have an airbase 400 miles from them and you’re giving it up? Idiot!” the Republican former mayor fumed at the Italian restaurant in Manhattan. “What the hell is wrong with you?”
“Who pays you?” he went on. “Christ!’”
Giuliani, a former presidential hopeful who has more recently served as former President Donald Trump’s personal lawyer, also labeled President Joe Biden’s Afghanistan withdrawal “freaking insane.”
In a separate clip, Giuliani is captured babbling about Queen Elizabeth before insisting that he “never went out” with Prince Andrew, who on Friday was served court papers on sexual assault accuser Virginia Giuffre’s lawsuit.
“She said, ‘You did a wonderful job on Sept. 11,” he said in an apparent attempt at a posh British accent.
“And therefore I’m making you an honorary knight, commander of the royal something or other,” he said, trailing off and reverting to his normal speaking voice.
He added, “I turned down a knighthood because if you took a knighthood, you had to lose your citizenship.”
He then babbled about the disgraced member of the royal family who in 2019 was booted from Buckingham Palace.
“I know Prince Andrew is very questionable now,” Giuliani continued. “I never went out with him. Ever! Never had a drink with him, never was with a woman or young girl with him. Ever, ever, ever.”
He conceded he encountered the Duke of York on at least two occasions.
“One time, I met him in my office, and one time when we had the party,” Giuliani said.
Giuliani’s head-scratching monologue came after he on Friday claimed that Biden “doesn’t belong” in New York City for the 20th anniversary of the twin tower terror attacks.
“President Biden shouldn’t come here,” the former mayor said during a WABC radio 9/11 remembrance at the station’s studio in Midtown. “He doesn’t belong here.”