House Democrats subpoenaed Rudy Giuliani, President Trump’s personal attorney, on Monday, seeking documents related to his recent endeavors in Ukraine seeking dirt on a Trump political rival.
The subpoena was the latest step taken in the House’s quick-moving impeachment inquiry into efforts by Trump and his allies to pressure Ukraine into investigating former Vice President Joe Biden and his family.
The committee is also looking at Giuliani’s efforts to attack investigations of former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort and to push the prosecution of Ukrainians who provided evidence against Manafort.
The lawmakers are demanding the documents by Oct. 15.
They’ve scheduled an Oct 14 deposition for Semyon Kislin, whose ties to Giuliani stretch back into the 1990s.
All three men have until Tuesday to tell the committee whether they’ll be complying voluntarily with the committee’s requests.
The committee has already sought depositions scheduled this week and next week for current and former State Department officials who have been connected to Giuliani’s gambit.
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