Sunday shows - Second whistleblower grabs spotlight

Confirmation on Sunday that a legal firm is representing another whistleblower in connection with a formal complaint about President TrumpDonald John TrumpFlorida GOP lawmaker says he's 'thinking' about impeachment Democrats introduce 'THUG Act' to block funding for G-7 at Trump resort Kurdish group PKK pens open letter rebuking Trump's comparison to ISIS MORE's alleged interactions with Ukraine dominated the political talk shows.

Guests also discussed Trump's request that China investigate the Bidens and the latest developments in the House Democrats' impeachment inquiry.

Read The Hill's complete coverage below.

Attorney says he's representing second Trump whistleblower from intel community
By JUSTIN WISE
 
Attorney Andrew P. Bakaj on Sunday confirmed that his firm is representing another whistleblower in connection to a formal complaint about President Trump's alleged interactions with Ukraine.
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Jordan refuses to say whether Trump asking China for investigation was appropriate
By ZACK BUDRYK
 
Rep. Jim JordanJames (Jim) Daniel JordanTestimony from GOP diplomat complicates Trump defense The Hill's Morning Report - Tempers boil over at the White House Former Ukraine envoy unexpectedly returns to Capitol Hill MORE (R-Ohio) on Sunday repeatedly refused to say whether he believed it was inappropriate for President Trump to call for Chinese authorities to investigate former Vice President Joe BidenJoe BidenTrump knocks Romney as 'Democrat secret asset' in new video Giuliani asked State Dept. to grant visa for ex-Ukraine official at center of Biden allegations: report Perry won't comply with subpoena in impeachment inquiry MORE and his son Hunter. 
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Top Senate Republican: 'I doubt the China comment was serious'
By ZACK BUDRYK
 
Senate Rules Committee Chairman Roy BluntRoy Dean BluntSenate GOP braces for impeachment trial 'roller coaster' Overnight Defense — Presented by Boeing — Pence says Turkey agrees to ceasefire | Senators vow to move forward with Turkey sanctions | Mulvaney walks back comments tying Ukraine aid to 2016 probe On The Money: Senate fails to override Trump veto over border emergency | Trump resort to host G-7 next year | Senators to push Turkey sanctions despite ceasefire | McConnell tees up funding votes MORE (R-Mo.) on Sunday expressed skepticism President Trump was “serious” when he called for the Chinese government to investigate former Vice President Joe Biden’s son, Hunter.
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House Democrat: Impeachment inquiry 'likely to stay narrowly focused'
By ZACK BUDRYK 
 
Rep. Jim HimesJames (Jim) Andres HimesSunday shows — Officials rush to Trump's defense on Syria, sanctions Intelligence Committee Democrat: 'No requirement' for impeachment inquiry vote Sunday Show Preview: Trump's allies and administration defend decision on Syria MORE (D-Conn.) said Sunday that the House’s impeachment inquiry would likely be “narrowly focused” on allegations President Trump withhold military aid to Ukraine to force an investigation into former Vice President Joe Biden.
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Top House Democrat: 'We have Trump appointees who are clearly unnerved by the lawlessness of this president'
By ZACK BUDRYK
 
House Democratic Caucus Chairman 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.) said Sunday that moves by the intelligence community's inspector general and the CIA’s general counsel indicate President Trump’s own appointees are “unnerved by the lawlessness” of the Trump administration.
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Intelligence Committee Democrat: Trump 'dangerously abused his oath of office'
By JUSTINE COLEMAN 
 
Democratic Rep. Val DemingsValdez (Val) Venita DemingsSunday shows - Second whistleblower grabs spotlight House Democrat: Trump 'dangerously abused his oath of office' Democrats are 'giddy over' impeachment inquiry, Republican says MORE (Fla.) said on Sunday that President Trump has "dangerously abused his oath of office."
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Murphy says voters want Congress to focus on facts, not 'loyalty to the cult of Donald Trump'
By JUSTINE COLEMAN 
 
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 he thinks American voters will ask Congress to focus on facts when it comes to the impeachment investigation rather than adhere to "their loyalty to the cult of Donald Trump." 
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Democrats are 'giddy over' impeachment inquiry, Republican says
By JUSTINE COLEMAN 
 
Rep. Chris StewartChristopher (Chris) Douglas StewartHouse GOP Intel member: 'Why should I care about' another Trump whistleblower Sunday shows - Second whistleblower grabs spotlight Democrats are 'giddy over' impeachment inquiry, Republican says MORE (R-Utah) said on Sunday that Democrats are "giddy over" the impeachment inquiry into President Trump.
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Chuck Todd calls out GOP senator for promoting 'Fox News conspiracy theory'
By REBECCA KLAR 
 
NBC's "Meet the Press" host Chuck ToddCharles (Chuck) David ToddRand Paul calls for probe of Democrats over Ukraine letter White House officials stand by Syria withdrawal, sanctions delay amid bipartisan pushback Sunday shows — Officials rush to Trump's defense on Syria, sanctions MORE called out Sen. Ron JohnsonRonald (Ron) Harold JohnsonAmbassador Gordon Sondland arrives on Capitol Hill for testimony in impeachment inquiry GOP cautions Graham against hauling Biden before Senate Sondland could provide more clues on Ukraine controversy MORE (R-Wisc.) for responding to a question with a "Fox News conspiracy" during a heated interview on Sunday.
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Trump's GOP challengers split on impeachment vote
By REBECCA KLAR
 
Two Republicans challenging President Trump in longshot primary campaigns are split on whether he should be impeached over allegations of soliciting foreign interference in the 2020 election. 

Former Rep. Joe WalshJoe WalshGOP presidential challengers condemn decision to host G-7 at Trump resort One person shows up to Trump challenger Mark Sanford's formal 2020 campaign kickoff George Conway accuses Trump of being a 'sociopath' MORE (R-Ill.) said Sunday on CNN's "State of the Union" that Trump's public actions a lone are impeachable, but fellow primary challenger Former Rep. Mark SanfordMarshall (Mark) Clement SanfordGOP presidential challengers condemn decision to host G-7 at Trump resort One person shows up to Trump challenger Mark Sanford's formal 2020 campaign kickoff George Conway donates to Trump challenger Joe Walsh MORE (R-S.C.) said on the same show that such a decision can't be made until the House completes a formal inquiry. 
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Sanford: 'I don't know' if I would vote for Trump in 2020
By REBECCA KLAR 
 
Former South Carolina Rep. Mark Sanford, a Republican challenging President Trump in a longshot primary campaign, said on Sunday that he isn't sure if he would still consider voting for Trump in 2020, despite allegations that the president solicited foreign interference to benefit him politically.  
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Klobuchar says she wouldn't let VP's child sit on foreign board
By REBECCA KLAR
 
Sen. Amy KlobucharAmy Jean KlobucharBiden struggles to reverse fall Krystal Ball rips media for going 'all-in' on Buttigieg's debate performance The Hill's Campaign Report: Biden camp faces new challenges MORE (D-Minn.), a White House hopeful, said Sunday she would not let her vice president's child sit on a foreign board. 

The comment comes as President Trump pushes an attack on leading 2020 candidate former Vice President Joe Biden centered on Biden's son sitting on a gas company's board in Ukraine. 
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Scott Walker calls Biden, Warren 'wannabe socialists'
By RACHEL FRAZIN 
 
Former Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker (R) called Democratic presidential candidates Joe Biden and Elizabeth WarrenElizabeth Ann WarrenHillicon Valley: GOP lawmakers offer election security measure | FTC Dem worries government is 'captured' by Big Tech | Lawmakers condemn Apple over Hong Kong censorship Sanders seeks spark from Ocasio-Cortez at Queens rally On The Money: Supreme Court takes up challenge to CFPB | Warren's surge brings scrutiny to wealth tax | Senators eye curbs on Trump emergency powers MORE "wannabe socialists" in an interview that aired Sunday. 
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