Schiff says he plans to subpoena Giuliani for documents

House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam SchiffAdam Bennett SchiffOfficers offer harrowing accounts at first Jan. 6 committee hearing Live coverage: House panel holds first hearing on Jan. 6 probe Five things to watch as Jan. 6 panel begins its work MORE (D-Calif.) said in an interview broadcast Sunday night he plans to subpoena President TrumpDonald TrumpMeghan McCain: Democrats 'should give a little credit' to Trump for COVID-19 vaccine Trump testing czar warns lockdowns may be on table if people don't get vaccinated Overnight Health Care: CDC details Massachusetts outbreak that sparked mask update | White House says national vaccine mandate 'not under consideration at this time' MORE's personal attorney Rudy GiulianiRudy GiulianiCapitol insurrection hearing exposes Trumpworld delusions DOJ declines to back Mo Brooks's defense against Swalwell's riot lawsuit Bob Dole: 'I'm a Trumper' but 'I'm sort of Trumped out' MORE for documents tied to the Ukraine scandal.

"We’re going to need evidence from Rudy Giuliani," Schiff told "60 Minutes" correspondent Scott Pelley. "And it’s our intention as soon as first thing next week to subpoena him for documents. And there may very well come a time where we want to hear from him directly."


Schiff's remarks come after he explicitly left the door open in an earlier interview on Sunday to having Giuliani to appear before his panel. "I don't want to commit myself to that at this point," he told NBC's "Meet the Press." "We certainly have to do a lot of work to see what Giuliani has been doing in Ukraine."

Giuliani has been linked to efforts to pressure Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky to investigate former Vice President Joe BidenJoe BidenCDC chief clarifies vaccine comments: 'There will be no nationwide mandate' Overnight Defense: First group of Afghan evacuees arrives in Virginia | Biden signs Capitol security funding bill, reimbursing Guard | Pentagon raises health protection level weeks after lowering it Biden urges local governments to stave off evictions MORE and his son Hunter Biden. A whistleblower report ultimately led to the release of a readout of the call between Trump and Zelensky in which the president appeared to urge the Ukrainian leader to look into both individuals. Biden is currently one of the top candidates in the Democratic presidential primary.

The whistleblower's allegations last week led House Speaker Nancy PelosiNancy PelosiOn The Money: Justice Department says Trump's tax returns should be released | Democrats fall short of votes for extending eviction ban House adjourns for recess without passing bill to extend federal eviction ban Photos of the Week: Olympic sabre semi-finals, COVID-19 vigil and a loris MORE (D-Calif.) to launch a formal impeachment inquiry into the scandal, which has since ensnared Giuliani and other individuals connected to the administration. 

Giuliani has repeatedly railed against the Democrats' investigation. On Sunday, he told CNN he would be willing to testifying before the House Intelligence Committee after consulting with Trump.

Capitol Hill is also bracing for closed-door testimony from the whistleblower, whose lawyer confirmed on Sunday evening was still willing to speak with lawmakers. However, according to the lawyer, a date and time had not yet been set for the testimony.