Sunday shows — Impeachment grips Washington

A House impeachment inquiry into President TrumpDonald John TrumpWhere do we go from here? Conservation can show the way Gov. Ron DeSantis more popular in Florida than Trump Sotomayor accuses Supreme Court of bias in favor of Trump administration MORE dominated the Sunday political talk shows. 

Featured guests included Trump's personal lawyer, Rudy GiulianiRudy GiulianiFormer US ambassador Yovanovitch lands a book deal: report Kerry responds to Trump accusation he violated Logan Act: 'Another presidential lie' Giuliani worked for Dominican Republic candidate amid Ukraine efforts: report 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 StephanopoulosKatie Hill: 'Biphobia' led to resignation from Congress While Klobuchar surges, Warren flounders The Hill's Morning Report - Sanders, Buttigieg do battle in New Hampshire 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 SchiffPelosi blasts Trump's 'dangerous' pick for intelligence chief Sanders says he was briefed on Russian effort to help campaign Trump: Democrats 'trying to start a rumor' about 2020 Russian interference 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 MurphyKerry responds to Trump accusation he violated Logan Act: 'Another presidential lie' Overnight Health Care: Senate panel to hold hearing on US coronavirus response | Dems demand Trump withdraw religious provider rule | Trump Medicaid proposal sparks bipartisan backlash Democratic senators urge Trump administration to request emergency funding for coronavirus response 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 BidenThe Democratic nominee won't be democratically chosen Fox's Ingraham mocks DNC over Nevada voting malfunctions: 'Are we a Third World country?' At Democratic debate, missed opportunities on immigration 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 MillerMulvaney says US 'desperate' for legal immigrants to boost economy: report Trump looms as flashpoint in Alabama Senate battle Stephen Miller's uncle says he donated to pro-refugee group as a wedding gift MORE sparred with Fox News’s Chris WallaceChristopher (Chris) WallaceFox News to host Klobuchar town hall next week Conway: Reported sexist Bloomberg remarks 'far worse' than what Trump said on 'Access Hollywood' tape Candidates make electability arguments, talk Bloomberg as focus turns to more diverse states MORE on Sunday over a whistleblower complaint against President Trump that has led House Speaker Nancy PelosiNancy PelosiRussian interference reports rock Capitol Hill Hillicon Valley: Facebook, Twitter split on Bloomberg video | Sanders briefed on Russian efforts to help campaign | Barr to meet with Republicans ahead of surveillance fight Pelosi blasts Trump's 'dangerous' pick for intelligence chief 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 trade insults over Trump budget cuts On The Money: Fed chief warns Congress on deficits | Trump blames Powell after Dow dips slightly | Trump withdraws nomination of former US attorney for Treasury post Jeffries: Trump budget is a 'declaration of war on the American dream' 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 adviser presses House investigators to make Bezos testify Booker, Merkley propose federal facial recognition moratorium Ex-Ohio State wrestler claims Jim Jordan asked him to deny abuse allegations 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 BookerThe Hill's 12:30 Report: Dem anxiety grows ahead of Super Tuesday House to vote on legislation to make lynching a federal hate crime Overnight Energy: EPA to regulate 'forever chemicals' in drinking water | Trump budget calls for slashing funds for climate science centers | House Dems urge banks not to fund drilling in Arctic refuge 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 SandersSarah Sanders says she 'can't think of anything dumber than' having Congress run foreign policy Rapid turnover shapes Trump's government God did not elect Trump, people did MORE Sanders predicted in a new interview that the 2020 Democratic nominee for president will be Sen. Elizabeth WarrenElizabeth Ann WarrenThe Democratic nominee won't be democratically chosen Surging Sanders looks for decisive win in Nevada Bloomberg to do interview with Al Sharpton 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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