Hannity addressed the issue on his show on Monday night, five days after federal agents targeted Giuliani with predawn raids in Manhattan last week.
The raids were part of a DOJ investigation into whether the former mayor acted as an unregistered federal agent and lobbied the Trump administration in 2019 on behalf of Ukrainian officials and oligarchs.
Hannity asserted that the DOJ overstepped given that the crime Giuliani is accused of – violating the Foreign Agents Registration Act (FARA) – wouldn’t usually be handled in that manner.
‘To give you some reference, most FARA violations involve an American not registering foreign work appropriately with the US federal government. In other words, not filling out the…