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Giuliani says he's received subpoena 'signed only by Democrat Chairs who have prejudged this case'

President TrumpDonald John TrumpAppeals court OKs White House diverting military funding to border wall construction Pentagon: Tentative meeting between spy agencies, Biden transition set for early next week Conservative policy director calls Section 230 repeal an 'existential threat' for tech MORE's personal attorney, Rudy GiulianiRudy GiulianiHow Trump's election lawsuits became his worst nightmare Michigan voter fraud hearing goes viral for alleged flatulence, unruly witness Trump hits Barr over voter fraud remarks: 'He hasn't looked' MORE, wouldn't say Monday if he will comply with House Democrats' subpoena related to the administration's interactions with Ukraine, which are now the subject of an impeachment inquiry. 

"I have received a subpoena signed only by Democrat Chairs who have prejudged this case," Giuliani said in a statement on Twitter.

Giuliani is facing mounting scrutiny over accusations that he tried to influence Ukrainian officials to investigate former Vice President Joe BidenJoe BidenAppeals court OKs White House diverting military funding to border wall construction Federal student loan payment suspension extended another month Pentagon: Tentative meeting between spy agencies, Biden transition set for early next week MORE or Biden's son as part of a broad effort to aid Trump's 2020 re-election efforts. 

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The House Intelligence Committee, chaired by Rep. Adam SchiffAdam Bennett SchiffHillicon Valley: Senate Intelligence Committee leaders warn of Chinese threats to national security | Biden says China must play by 'international norms' | House Democrats use Markup app for leadership contest voting Senate Intelligence Committee leaders warn of Chinese threats to national security Barr taps attorney investigating Russia probe origins as special counsel MORE (D-Calif.), on Monday issued a subpoena for the former New York City mayor, requesting that he produce communications focused on Biden's son, Hunter, who served on the board of a Ukrainian energy company. The subpoena also called on Giuliani to hand over communications, including messages and phone records, dealing with his efforts to pressure Ukrainian officials to investigate unsubstantiated allegations of corruption against the Bidens. 

In addition, it asked Giuliani to turn over communications regarding U.S. foreign assistance to Ukraine, as well as any information on efforts to withhold or deny it. 

The subpoena, which was signed by Oversight Committee Chairman Elijah Cummings (D-Md.) and Foreign Affairs Committee Chairman Eliot Engel (D-N.Y.) demanded Giuliani respond by Oct. 15. 

"Your failure or refusal to comply with the subpoena, including at the direction or behest of the president or the White House, shall constitute evidence of obstruction of the House's impeachment inquiry and may be used as an adverse inference against you and the president," the chairmen warned in a letter to Giuliani.

A whistleblower complaint, which was released publicly last week, accused Trump of working with Giuliani to use "the power of his office to solicit interference from a foreign government in the 2020 U.S. election." The complaint alleged that Trump during a July 25 phone call repeatedly pressured Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky to investigate the Biden family. 

The White House released a memorandum last week confirming that Trump asked Zelensky to work with Giuliani and Attorney General William BarrBill BarrKellyanne Conway acknowledges Biden as apparent winner Trump Pentagon nominee alleged Biden 'coup': report Ex-FBI lawyer who falsified document in Trump-Russia probe seeks to avoid prison MORE on efforts related to the matter. 

The call occurred around the same time Trump delayed hundreds of millions of dollars in aid to Ukraine, raising speculation from Democrats as to whether the president used the aid as leverage in the talks. 

Giuliani and Trump have acknowledged their efforts to persuade Ukrainian officials into investigating the Biden family, with Trump repeatedly denying allegations of wrongdoing, describing his talks with Zelensky as "perfect."

The subpoena comes as part of the House's formal impeachment inquiry of the president, which officially began last week. The House Foreign Affairs Committee also subpoenaed Secretary of State Mike PompeoMichael (Mike) Richard PompeoPompeo imposes visa restrictions on Chinese officials over 'intimidation' tactics Israel's new Gulf relations give Biden's team a new Middle East hub Pompeo knocks Turkey in NATO speech: report MORE as part of the inquiry on Friday.