California Democratic congressman Adam Schiff said President Donald Trump believes "racism is a good political strategy" to rile up Republican voters heading into 2020.
Special counsel Robert Mueller was issued with subpoenas to appear before Congress on July 17 by the House judiciary and intelligence committees.
In response to a subpoena, Mueller will testify July 17 before two separate House panels led by Democrats.
"Make no mistake, there is nothing that Congress is doing or not doing that compels the administration to have facilities where children don't have blankets or toothbrushes or soap," Representative Adam Schiff said.
Thus far, the House Intelligence chairman said the FBI has only provided him a "generic statement of process" to his questions about the counterintelligence probe that originated before the Russia investigation.
The hearing comes as House Democrats are trying to highlight key portions of the Mueller report to the public.
"[Trump] doesn't seem to understand that a fundamental aspect of his job is to try to make us a more perfect union," the congressman said.
As of Saturday, Sen. Chris Murphy said his letter to Republican leadership about Giuliani still stands.
The Russian president "knew there was no collusion whatsoever," Donald Trump told reporters after their phone call.
Former judge Andrew Napolitano said that the attorney general "was splitting hairs" in trying to explain his previous testimony to Congress.
"What we are seeing is anyone that gets close to Donald Trump becomes tainted by that experience," Representative Adam Schiff said.
Schiff called out Republican leaders Rep. Kevin McCarthy and Sen. Mitch McConnell on Sunday morning.
"How about sending us the tax returns of @POTUS as required by law," Rep. Ted Lieu tweeted. "If we are not smart enough to understand them, we will send them back. Pinky promise."
We're talking about "conduct that is deeply unethical, unpatriotic and corrupt," Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA) said.
"I would think that he will probably be needed before more than one committee," House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff told MSNBC.
"The American people need to decide what they think about a President who poisons our political dialogue by going after people's physical characteristics."
"He...has a brilliant mind. We should be celebrating him," wrote one Twitter user.
Senator Lindsey Graham said, "This whole Oliver Stone approach to the Mueller report by Democrats is getting a bid old."
The House Speaker said Republicans and the president are calling for the Intelligence Committee's chairman to step down because they're "scaredy cats" who fear the truth.
The White House will be able to focus on a much wider variety of important things.
House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff continues to claim there is evidence that Trump campaign members conspired with the Russian government, despite the Mueller report's conclusion that there was no collusion.
The hearing was held less than one week after special counsel Robert Mueller issued his report on potential collusion between the Trump campaign and Russia.
"It was a mistake to rely on written responses by the president," Schiff said. "That's generally more what the lawyer has to say than what the individual has to say."
"The President must be free to engage in discussions with foreign leaders without fear that those communications will be disclosed and used as fodder for partisan political purposes," the White House counsel wrote in a letter to congressional committee chairmen.
"There may be grounds for removal from office or there may be grounds for indictment after he leaves office that the Congress discovers," Schiff said.
House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff announced the hiring of an investigations director with "significant" experience pursuing international Russian organized crime.