RUDY Giuliani's daughter has blasted her dad as a "personal bulldog" who feeds President Donald Trump's "mob mentality" – and endorsed Joe Biden.
Comments from Caroline Rose Giuliani, 31, came in an essay published in Vanity Fair on Thursday – less than 20 days before the presidential election.
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"As a child, I saw firsthand the kind of cruel, selfish politics that Donald Trump has now inflicted on our country," Caroline Giuliani wrote.
Rudy Giuliani, who served as the mayor of New York City from 1994 to 2001, is close friends with Trump and now serves as the president's personal lawyer.
The former NYC mayor's daughter has vastly different political views than her Republican father – and previously supported Hillary Clinton in the 2016 election, as she detailed in Vanity Fair.
Caroline Giuliani said the "only way to end the nightmare is to vote," and "elect Joe Biden and Kamala Harris."
She asked people to use their voices "to stand with me in the fight to end Donald Trump's reign of terror."
"If being the daughter of a polarizing mayor who became the president’s personal bulldog has taught me anything, it is that corruption starts with 'yes-men' and women, the cronies who create an echo chamber of lies and subservience to maintain their proximity to power," Caroline Giuliani wrote.
Caroline Giuliani said she would get into political debates with her father when she was around 12 years old – and felt she had "little power" to change his mind as years went on.
"I may not be able to change my father’s mind, but together, we can vote this toxic administration out of office," Caroline Giuliani wrote.
His daughter, a filmmaker, wrote that the LGBTQ+ community, along with people with disabilities, immigrants, people of color, and women are "under attack by Trump’s inhumane policies—and by his judicial appointments, including, probably, Amy Coney Barrett."
Caroline Giuliani continued, giving reasons for why she supports Biden.
She said he "is capable of reaching across the aisle to find moments of bipartisanship."
Caroline Giuliani said that Biden "wasn't my first choice when the primaries started" – but that he "will be everyone's president if elected."
"If you are planning to cast a symbolic vote or abstain from voting altogether, please reconsider," Caroline Giuliani begged.
"It is more important than ever to avoid complacency.
"This election is far from over, and if 2020 has taught us anything, it’s that anything can happen."
Speaking with MSNBC's Rachel Maddow after her article was published, Caroline Giuliani said her father "feeds" Trump's "mob mentality."
She said her article "felt like an urgent thing to do" because of "the crisis our country has been in the last four years."
"I felt like, because of the experiences that I've had in politics and how discouraged I've been by them my whole life for personal reasons, I could speak to those people who feel really overwhelmed about this election because of the toxic climate that Trump has created," Caroline Giuliani said.
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