Lindsey Graham invites Giuliani to testify before Senate Judiciary Committee

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The chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee is inviting President Donald Trump's personal lawyer, Rudy Giuliani, to testify about corruption in Ukraine.

"Given the House of Representatives' behavior, it is time for the Senate to inquire about corruption and other improprieties involving Ukraine", Graham tweeted Tuesday morning.

Trump has echoed Giuliani's allegations about Biden and raised the issue in a July 25 phone call with Ukraine's new president Volodymyr Zelensky - a discussion that occurred amid Giuliani's pressure campaign and at a time the White House had quietly placed a hold on military assistance to Ukraine, which was eventually released after news of the hold became public.

'I have heard on numerous occasions disturbing allegations by Rudy Giuliani about corruption in Ukraine and the many improprieties surrounding the firing of former Prosecutor General Viktor Shokin, ' said Graham in a statement and on Twitter.

The impeachment proceedings began after revelations from a whistleblower complaint last month revealed that Trump pressured his foreign counterpart in Ukraine to investigate a potential political opponent-former Vice President Joe Biden and his son-for their involvement in a Ukrainian gas company.

"The position I'm stating is now the position of the administration", Giuliani added.

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The move, if it ever came to fruition, would put one of the president's most impassioned defenders in the spotlight - while also exposing him to questioning by senators about his mysterious meetings with a former Ukrainian prosecutor and his business dealings while representing the president. "We'll challenge the contempt".

In this July 10, 2018, file photo, President Donald Trump is joined by Gordon Sondland, the US ambassador to the European Union, second from right, as he arrives at Melsbroek Air Base, in Brussels, Belgium. House Democrats have subpoenaed Giuliani for documents he referred to in TV interviews regarding his communications with associates in Kiev and in the State Department.

Trump and Giuliani also have suggested that Ukraine was involved in interfering in the 2016 election as they've sought to undermine the origins of Special Counsel Robert Mueller's probe into Russian election meddling, an allegation Ukrainian officials have rejected.

Rudy Giuliani, Former Mayor of New York City speaks to the Organization of Iranian American Communities during a march outside the United Nations Headquarters in New York on September 24, 2019. Cory Booker of Contemporary Jersey, Kamala Harris of California and Amy Klobuchar of Minnesota. The top Democrats would likely use the high-profile setting in order to take on Trump and grill Giuliani.

Giuliani, meanwhile, is not the only person Graham has called on to appear before his committee.