Giuliani says he'll testify in front of Congress if directed by Trump

President TrumpDonald John TrumpWHCA calls on Trump to denounce video depicting him shooting media outlets Video of fake Trump shooting members of media shown at his Miami resort: report Trump hits Fox News's Chris Wallace over Ukraine coverage MORE's personal lawyer Rudy GiulianiRudy GiulianiRand Paul calls for probe of Democrats over Ukraine letter Sunday shows — Officials rush to Trump's defense on Syria, sanctions Cruz: 'Of course' it's not appropriate to ask China to investigate Bidens MORE on Sunday called House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam SchiffAdam Bennett SchiffTrump hits Fox News's Chris Wallace over Ukraine coverage Schiff: Whistleblower testimony might not be necessary A Republican Watergate veteran's perspective on a Trump impeachment MORE (D-Calif.) "an illegitimate chairman" but said he would testify before Congress if instructed to do so by President Trump.

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"I'm a lawyer," he said. "It's his privilege, not mine. If he decides that he wants me to testify, of course I'll testify."

Giuliani added that he thought Schiff should be removed from his committee post.

"He has already prejudged the case," Giuliani said. "If we want fairness here, we've got to put somebody in charge of that committee who has an open mind, not someone who wants to hang the president."  

Giuliani's appearance, during which he often sparred with Stephanopoulos, came after a whistleblower report released last week regarding the Trump's call with the Ukrainian president put Trump and his lawyer under scrutiny.

The whistleblower report says Trump asked Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky to "look into" former Vice President Joe BidenJoe BidenTrump hits Fox News's Chris Wallace over Ukraine coverage Schiff: Whistleblower testimony might not be necessary Trump warns Democrats will lose House seats over impeachment MORE's son and offered to connect Zelensky with Giuliani.

The House has since started an impeachment inquiry.