Rudy Giuliani made new accusations Sunday that Joe Biden has committed bribery in his own dealings with Ukraine.
The president's personal attorney, while defending Trump, insisted again that the former vice president should be a focus of investigation.
'Bribery is a disaster for Dems,' Giuliani posted to Twitter Sunday morning. 'They are trying to impeach [Trump for] what Biden did. Biden offered a thing of value, loan guarantee, in return for official action, firing a prosecutor.'
'That's bribery. Requesting an investigation of crimes without conditions is innocent,' he added, defending the July 25 call between Trump and Ukraine President Volodymyr Zelensky that sparked the impeachment probe.
Biden's 2020 presidential campaign did not immediately respond to a message seeking comment from DailyMail.com on Sunday.
President Donald Trump 's personal attorney Rudy Giuliani (with him above) has said that Joe Biden committed bribery in his own dealings with Ukraine
Trump's defenders have frequently pointed to a January 2018 video in which Biden seems to brag about threatening to withhold military aid to Ukraine while serving as vice president, as a pressure tactic to force the firing of a prosecutor he did not like.
'I said, you're not getting the billion,' Biden said at a Council on Foreign Relations event. 'If the prosecutor is not fired, you're not getting the money. Well, son of a b***h. He got fired,' Biden continued, to laughter from the audience.
Biden's supporters insist that there was international consensus that the prosecutor in question was corrupt and had to be removed.
However, critics say that Joe Biden's son Hunter benefited financially from the firing of that same Ukrainian prosecutor, who was investigating a Ukrainian gas company that Hunter sat on the board of, Burisma Holdings.
Democrats are accusing Trump of making millions in military assistance to Ukraine dependent on the Kiev launching an investigation into Biden and his son's dealings there.
The probe points to the July 25 call, which occurred days after the military aid was frozen, where Trump urged Zelensky to open an investigation into his Democratic political rival.
In an earlier tweet at around 1 a.m. on Sunday, Giuliani bashed House Democrats over the two public impeachment hearings which they held last week.