Giuliani says some documents turned over by State watchdog came from him

Rudy GiulianiRudy GiulianiDemocrats file brief against Trump, 'the Framers' worst nightmare' Trump lawyers attack House impeachment as 'brazen and unlawful' effort to overturn 2016 results Sunday shows preview: Lawmakers gear up for Senate impeachment trial MORE, President TrumpDonald John TrumpTrump's newest Russia adviser, Andrew Peek, leaves post: report Hawley expects McConnell's final impeachment resolution to give White House defense ability to motion to dismiss Trump rips New York City sea wall: 'Costly, foolish' and 'environmentally unfriendly idea' MORE's personal attorney, said on Wednesday evening that some of the documents given to Congress by the State Department inspector general came from him. 
 
Giuliani told CNN that he was responsible for some of the material in the roughly 40-page packet, which Democrats slammed as including "conspiracy theories" and "propaganda" about former Vice President Biden, his son Hunter Biden and former U.S. Ambassador to Ukraine Marie Yovanovitch.
 
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“They told me they were going to investigate it,” Giuliani told CNN, adding that Secretary of State Mike PompeoMichael (Mike) Richard PompeoSunday shows preview: Lawmakers gear up for Senate impeachment trial Parnas pressure grows on Senate GOP Dems plan marathon prep for Senate trial, wary of Trump trying to 'game' the process MORE called him after receiving the information.
 
Giuliani added that he "routed" an "outline" of allegations to the State Department involving Biden and Yovanovitch as well as notes from his own investigations with Ukraine's current and former top prosecutor. 
 
Giuliani's comments come after the State Department inspector general briefed committee staff as well as Rep. Jamie RaskinJamin (Jamie) Ben RaskinThe Hill's Morning Report - Trump trial questions; civil Democratic debate House poised to hand impeachment articles to Senate House to vote Wednesday on sending articles of impeachment to Senate MORE (D-Md.) about the packet of information, which was received by the State Department in May. 
 
Democrats say the packet of documents handed over by the State Department watchdog also mentions CrowdStrike, the cybersecurity firm that investigated breaches at the Democratic National Committee in the lead-up to the 2016 election.
 
The packet, according to sources and photocopies shown by Raskin, arrived at the State Department in an envelope indicating it was from the White House. Within the envelope, the paperwork was contained in multiple folders from Trump hotels.
 
Democrats quickly blasted the packet as "disinformation" and "propaganda" that contained "conspiracy theories." 
 
Both Raskin and a Democratic source familiar with the briefing pointed to Giuliani as the likely origin of the packet. 
 
"This was just another attempt by the White House to peddle Rudy Giuliani conspiracy theories," the source said earlier Wednesday. 

"If it really did not come directly from the White House, I would guess that it was Giuliani. ... Giuliani's name is all over it," Raskin said. "Somebody should ask Giuliani if he knows anything about this."