Sunday shows — Impeachment grips Washington

A House impeachment inquiry into President TrumpDonald TrumpKinzinger says Trump 'winning' because so many Republicans 'have remained silent' Our remote warfare counterterrorism strategy is more risk than reward Far-right rally draws small crowd, large police presence at Capitol MORE dominated the Sunday political talk shows. 

Featured guests included Trump's personal lawyer, Rudy GiulianiRudy GiulianiRoger Stone served with Capitol riot lawsuit during radio interview FEC finds Twitter didn't break law by blocking spread of Hunter Biden story Juan Williams: The toxic legacy of Trump's corruption MORE, current and former White House aides and top Democrats. 

Read The Hill's complete coverage below. 

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Giuliani spars with Stephanopoulos over whistleblower report: 'Donald Trump was framed by the Democrats'
By JUSTINE COLEMAN 
 
President Trump's personal lawyer Rudy Giuliani sparred with George StephanopoulosGeorge Robert StephanopoulosSurgeon general: 'Our enemy is the virus. It is not one another' Christie: Biden's new vaccine mandate will 'harden opposition' GOP senator on Texas abortion law: Supreme Court will 'swat it away' when 'it comes to them in an appropriate manner' MORE on ABC's "This Week" over the whistleblower report, calling it "hearsay" and "unreliable," and saying Trump "was framed by the Democrats."
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Giuliani says he'll testify in front of Congress if directed by Trump
By JUSTINE COLEMAN
 
President Trump's personal lawyer Rudy Giuliani on Sunday called Rep. Adam SchiffAdam Bennett SchiffOvernight Hillicon Valley — Hacking goes global Schiff calls on Amazon, Facebook to address spread of vaccine misinformation Spotlight turns to GOP's McCarthy in Jan. 6 probe 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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Ex-Trump Homeland Security adviser rips Giuliani, calls claim Ukraine hacked DNC a 'conspiracy theory' with 'no validity'
By JUSTIN WISE
 
A former Homeland Security adviser in the Trump administration said Sunday that the unsubstantiated claim that Ukraine was responsible for the hack of the Democratic National Committee (DNC) in 2016 is a "conspiracy theory" with "no validity."
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Senate Democrat: Giuliani was 'attempting to speak for the United States government' in Ukraine interactions
By ZACK BUDRYK 
 
Sen. Chris MurphyChristopher (Chris) Scott MurphySenators slow Biden with holds at Pentagon, State Tell our troops: 'Your sacrifice wasn't in vain' Sunday shows preview: Bombing in Kabul delivers blow to evacuation effort; US orders strikes on ISIS-K MORE (D-Conn.) said Sunday that President Trump’s personal attorney, Rudy Giuliani, was attempting to act on behalf of the United States when he tried to convince the Ukrainian government to investigate former Vice President Joe BidenJoe BidenSunday shows preview: Coronavirus dominates as country struggles with delta variant Did President Biden institute a vaccine mandate for only half the nation's teachers? Democrats lean into vaccine mandates ahead of midterms MORE and his son Hunter.
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Trump aide Stephen Miller: Whistleblower complaint 'drips with condemnation, condescension and contempt for the president'
By ZACK BUDRYK 
 
White House policy advisor Stephen MillerStephen MillerDefense & National Security: The post-airlift evacuation struggle How Trump broke the system that offers protection to Afghan allies Sunday shows preview: Bombing in Kabul delivers blow to evacuation effort; US orders strikes on ISIS-K MORE sparred with Fox News’s Chris WallaceChristopher (Chris) WallaceBiden vaccine mandate puts McConnell, GOP leaders in a tough spot The Hill's Morning Report - Presented by National Industries for the Blind - Biden's .5 trillion plan will likely have to shrink Breyer says term limits would 'make life easier for me' MORE on Sunday over a whistleblower complaint against President Trump that has led House Speaker Nancy PelosiNancy PelosiRepublicans caught in California's recall trap Raise the debt limit while starting to fix the budget   'Justice for J6' organizer calls on demonstrators to respect law enforcement MORE (D-Calif.) to announce a formal impeachment inquiry last week, saying Trump was the "real whistleblower."
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Schiff hopes whistleblower will testify 'very soon'
By REBECCA KLAR 
 
Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Calif), the chairman of the House Intelligence Committee, said on Sunday that he hopes the whistleblower who filed a complaint that helped launch the impeachment inquiry into President Trump will testify "very soon." 
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Top Democrat predicts more Republicans will support impeachment inquiry
By REBECCA KLAR 
 
Rep. Hakeem JeffriesHakeem Sekou JeffriesFormer Bad Boy rapper turned politician meets with US lawmakers Watch live: House Democratic leaders hold press conference Congressional staff pay is still too low MORE (D-N.Y.), the chairman of the House Democratic Caucus, said Sunday that he believes more Republicans will start backing the impeachment inquiry launched into President Trump.
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Jeffries: White House defiance of subpoenas could lead to further charges 
By ZACK BUDRYK
 
House Democratic Caucus Chairman Hakeem Jeffries (D-N.Y.) said on Sunday that House impeachment proceedings could incorporate potential White House defiance of subpoenas.
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Jim Jordan defends White House hiding transcripts, says administration has to protect against leaks
By REBECCA KLAR
 
Rep. Jim JordanJames (Jim) Daniel JordanAllies see rising prospect of Trump 2024 White House bid Republican leaders misjudged Jan. 6 committee Watchdog group seeks ethics probe over McCarthy's Jan. 6 comments MORE (R-Ohio) defended the White House placing a transcript of a call with a foreign leader on a secret server, saying the administration has to protect against leaks.
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Graham: 'I have zero problems with this phone call'
By ZACK BUDRYK 
 
Sen. Lindsay Graham (R-S.C.), one of President Trump’s most vocal defenders in the Senate, said Sunday he had “zero problems” with the phone call in which Trump suggested Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky investigate former Vice President Joe Biden’s family.
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Booker 'offended' Republicans 'trying to shift attention' to Biden in 'Trump's scandal'
By REBECCA KLAR
 
Sen. Cory BookerCory BookerDOJ announces agencywide limits on chokeholds and no-knock entries Fighting poverty, the Biden way Top Senate Democrats urge Biden to take immediate action on home confinement program MORE (D-N.J.), a 2020 White House hopeful, said on Sunday that's he’s “offended” that Republicans are shifting attention to fellow Democratic presidential candidate and former Vice President Joe Biden as President Trump faces an impeachment inquiry.
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Sarah Huckabee Sanders predicts Warren will be the Democratic nominee
By JOHN BOWDEN 
 
Former White House press secretary Sarah HuckabeeSarah SandersTrump expected to resume rallies in June Andrew Giuliani planning run for New York governor Trump appears at Sarah Huckabee Sanders campaign event MORE Sanders predicted in a new interview that the 2020 Democratic nominee for president will be Sen. Elizabeth WarrenElizabeth WarrenFederal Reserve officials' stock trading sparks ethics review Manchin keeps Washington guessing on what he wants Warren, Daines introduce bill honoring 13 killed in Kabul attack MORE (Mass.).
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Iranian foreign minister warns US 'won't be able to finish' any war it starts
By JOHN BOWDEN 
 
Iran's foreign minister Javad Zarif warned in an interview that the U.S. could not "finish" a war against Iran, while blaming U.S. intelligence agencies for a "cyber war" he said was being waged against Iran.
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