Finance Association Apologizes For Keynote Speaker Giuliani Going Full 9-11

JM Ashby
Written by JM Ashby

The Commercial Finance Association, a financial trade group, has apologized to their members for hiring Trump's new lawyer Rudy Giuliani to be the keynote speaker at their annual "40 Under 40" dinner.

Giuliani was hired to speak about leadership in front of the trade group's young members at the Waldorf Astoria hotel in New York, which seems like a mistake in itself, but Giuliani veered way off course and even attacked employees of the hotel.

Attendees who spoke to the New York Observer say Giuliani used his whole speech to talk about terrorism and the "Mexicans in the kitchen."

“Rudy talked about immigration and made a really, really inappropriate comment about the quote-unquote Mexicans in the kitchen at the Waldorf,” the attendee said. “It was bad. You could hear a pin drop. I think he was looking for applause.”

The attendee who related the kitchen remark said Giuliani seemed to be a poor choice to speak at the event for young financial professionals—the speech was not at all tailored to the audience, and focused on issues like immigration and terrorism rather than Giuliani’s leadership of New York City.

The Commercial Finance Association apologized for Giuliani's speech on Monday and, on Tuesday, the International Council of Shopping Centers canceled Giuliani's speech at their upcoming event.

In slightly related news, Trump scolded and humiliated Giuliani this morning for running his mouth about Stormy Daniels on Fox News.

I can't handle much more of this winning.

  • katanahamon

    Wow..I’m shocked! Hiring someone who has demonstrated senility has resulted in a less than stellar outcome..who could have possibly had the foresight not to hire a complete buffoon?

  • Diane

    And who works in Trump hotels, kitchens and cleaning?
    Not American citizens.

  • muselet

    A noun, a verb and 9/11.


  • Badgerite