Right smack dab in the middle of this latest attempt to undermine the Trump Presidency is Rudy Giuliani, former Mayor of New York City and personal attorney for Donald Trump.
Giuliani is no stranger to the limelight, of course, having himself taken a run at the White House and appearing on television news programs nearly nightly, even in recent days as the heat of the impeachment “inquiry” may have steered lesser men away from the public spotlight.
But no, Rudy is out there, telling the world that neither he nor the President are concerned about where this entire debacle is heading.
This defiant attitude comes in the face of a very real threat that Giuliani could soon be testifying in front of Congress.
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House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff said on 60 Minuteson Sunday night that he plans to subpoena Rudy Giuliani for documents tied to President Trump’s Ukraine call as early as this week. “We’re going to need evidence from Rudy Giuliani,” Schiff told CBS correspondent Scott Pelley. “And it’s our intention as soon as first thing next week to subpoena him for documents. And there may very well come a time where we want to hear from him directly.” The move marks a change from a statement the chairman made earlier in the day on NBC’s Meet the Press, when he told host Chuck Todd that he did not not want to “commit” himself to subpoenaing Giuliani to appear before his committee.
Rudy Giuliani is himself mentioned within the now-released whistleblower complaint that accuses President Trump of wrongdoing during a July 25th phone call with this counterpart in Ukraine.
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