Sunday shows — Impeachment grips Washington

A House impeachment inquiry into President TrumpDonald John TrumpPelosi arrives in Jordan with bipartisan congressional delegation Trump says his Doral resort will no longer host G-7 after backlash CNN's Anderson Cooper mocks WH press secretary over Fox News interview MORE dominated the Sunday political talk shows. 

Featured guests included Trump's personal lawyer, Rudy GiulianiRudy GiulianiGiuliani asked State Dept. to grant visa for ex-Ukraine official at center of Biden allegations: report Overnight Energy: Trump taps deputy energy secretary to replace Perry | Praises pick Dan Brouillette as 'total professional' | Perry denies quid pro quo over Ukraine Ex-Watergate prosecutor says evidence in impeachment inquiry 'clearly' points to Trump MORE, current and former White House aides and top Democrats. 

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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 StephanopoulosKudlow: 'I don't honestly know' if Trump was joking about China investigating Bidens The Hill's Morning Report - Trump's impeachment woes mount Jordan refuses to say whether Trump asking China for investigation was appropriate 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 SchiffWhite House staggers after tumultuous 48 hours Trump embarks on Twitter spree amid impeachment inquiry, Syria outrage House Republicans 'demand the release of the rules' on 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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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 MurphyPelosi, Schumer hit 'flailing' Trump over 'sham ceasefire' deal Romney slams ceasefire deal, calls Trump's Syria move 'a bloodstain' in US history Backlash erupts at video depicting Trump killing media, critics 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 BidenCNN's Anderson Cooper mocks WH press secretary over Fox News interview Yang cautions Democrats: Impeachment might not be 'successful' Ocasio-Cortez: Sanders' heart attack was a 'gut check' moment 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 MillerThe Memo: Drip, drip of revelations damages Trump Trump says acting Homeland Security chief McAleenan will step down Overnight Health Care — Presented by Coalition Against Surprise Medical Billing — Judge blocks Trump 'public charge' rule | Appeals court skeptical of Trump arguments for Medicaid work requirements | CDC offers guidance for treating vaping-related cases MORE sparred with Fox News’s Chris WallaceChristopher (Chris) WallaceBaier, Bream, Hemmer, Hume, Wallace among interim anchors to fill Shep Smith's 3 PM slot Trump hits Fox News's Chris Wallace over Ukraine coverage White House officials stand by Syria withdrawal, sanctions delay amid bipartisan pushback MORE on Sunday over a whistleblower complaint against President Trump that has led House Speaker Nancy PelosiNancy PelosiPelosi arrives in Jordan with bipartisan congressional delegation Trump says his Doral resort will no longer host G-7 after backlash Scrap House defense authorization provision benefitting Russia 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 JeffriesLawmakers from both sides of the aisle mourn Cummings House chairman: Pompeo not complying with impeachment inquiry Sunday shows - Second whistleblower grabs spotlight 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 JordanTrump embarks on Twitter spree amid impeachment inquiry, Syria outrage Testimony from GOP diplomat complicates Trump defense The Hill's Morning Report - Tempers boil over at the White House 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 Anthony BookerGabbard hits back at 'queen of warmongers' Clinton The Hill's Campaign Report: Biden camp faces new challenges Former public school teacher: Strikes 'wake-up call' for Democratic Party 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 Elizabeth SandersWhite House correspondent April Ryan to moderate fundraising event for Buttigieg White House press secretary defends lack of daily briefings: Trump 'is the most accessible president in history' Sarah Huckabee Sanders says she is 'relentlessly' attacked by women MORE Sanders predicted in a new interview that the 2020 Democratic nominee for president will be Sen. Elizabeth WarrenElizabeth Ann WarrenTrump says his Doral resort will no longer host G-7 after backlash Ocasio-Cortez: Sanders' heart attack was a 'gut check' moment Ocasio-Cortez tweets endorsement of Sanders 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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