"I feel like if Donald Trump and Rudy Giuliani were trying to speed up the impeachment process, they could not do any better. They're really outdoing themselves every day."
"The national security picture, the idea underlying principles of the constitution that are being undermined here, those are being overlooked," said former FBI special agent Asha Rangappa.
Gordon Sondland's testimony represented a sharp break from Trump, who heavily pushed for his personal attorney to be involved in diplomatic discussions with Ukraine against the wishes of top officials.
"Basically, the FBI thinks something bad...is up: That Giuliani is a conduit for pushing the agendas of foreign intelligence and/or foreign interests," former FBI special agent Asha Rangappa said.
Neal Katyal said President Donald Trump is trying to "run out the clock" by refusing to comply with subpoenas to turn over evidence and witnesses in the impeachment inquiry.
Senate Judiciary Chairman previously made similar remarks during former President Bill Clinton's impeachment hearing.
"I mean, giddy-up, let's do it," Stephanie Ruhle suggested.
"There are multiple levels of misconduct here and look, there were 12 people on that call that the president made to the Ukraine president," Representative Stephen Lynch said.
"We know you're not in custody (yet)," Conway, who is married to Trump's senior counselor Kellyanne Conway, tweeted.
Trump has defended Giuliani as a "very good attorney" and slammed reported investigations as "shameful."
"He doesn't try to do it covertly," Senator Kevin Cramer of North Dakota told CNN.
Hunter Biden stepped down from the board of a Chinese-backed private equity company and has vowed to cease all foreign work should his father, Joe Biden, be elected president in 2020.
Cohen is now serving a three-year prison sentence for fixing payments for Trump, while Giuliani is front-and-center in Trump's Ukraine scandal.
Two Giuliani associates who were helping him investigate Joe Biden were arrested while trying to flee the country and indicted on federal campaign finance charges.
The former vice president also labeled Rudy Giuliani "a thug" amid the Ukraine and impeachment saga.
A parody of Trump's viral Nickelback tweet has in turn gone viral, this time edited with footage of and mugshots of the arrested colleagues of Rudolph Giuliani.
"Has Barack Obama been caught red handed laundering money into his campaign from illegal online foreign donations?" Trump tweeted on October 10, 2012.
Both men were involved in Giuliani's efforts to pressure Ukrainian officials to open an investigation into one of President Trump's Democratic opponents: former Vice President Joe Biden and his son, Hunter.
Joe diGenova appeared to view the president as the king of America and the impeachment inquiry an attempt to kill him.
"Ah, the Soviet Union had trials with anonymous, unnamed witnesses. Welcome to McCarthy II," Giuliani said. "Even Salem witch trials didn't use anonymous testimony," he tweeted earlier in the thread.
Republicans have sought to pivot the scandal's focus away from Trump's efforts to get other nations' help in the presidential election and are instead focusing on alleged wrongdoing by Joe Biden and his son.
"Now, he's reading from it, claiming that this website hack job is an affidavit," Joe Scarborough said, playing clips of Giuliani on Fox News.
Louisiana congressional candidate Rob Anderson also branded President Donald Trump's attorney a "rogue sentient Gummy Bear."
"Allegation after allegation of corruption, never followed up, never looked at," Giuliani said.
Donald Trump's attorney said "there's nothing wrong" with the president asking foreign countries to investigate the Bidens and denied knowing the former vice president would run for the presidency when he started investigating himself in 2018.
"We talked baseball. Yankees-Red Sox. Not politics," the constitutional lawyer Alan Dershowitz said.
Kurt Volker, who resigned as U.S. special representative to Ukraine last week, testified to Congress this week.
Rudy Giuliani appears on Fox News again to talk about his mission as the President's lawyer to disrupt the world.
"I also made clear to the Ukrainians, on a number of occasions, that Mayor Giuliani is a private citizen and the president's personal lawyer, and that he does not represent the United States government," Kurt Volker told lawmakers behind closed doors.