Ms Yovanovitch was the third key witness to appear in the impeachment inquiry.
He is expected to be transferred to NY at a later date to face the charges there.
"What makes this so dramatic is who these people are, their connection to Giuliani", said Briffault, who studies campaign finance.
Following those remarks, Giuliani told The Washington Post that he was still Trump's lawyer. "I have heard the allegation in the media that I supposedly told the embassy team to ignore the president's orders 'since he was going to be impeached.' That allegation is false".
Her testimony is part of an impeachment inquiry against the U.S. president.
The Department of Justice Southern District of NY office charged the men in " a scheme to funnel foreign money to candidates for federal and State office." in order to "circumvent the federal laws against foreign interference.
Copies of some of these stories were later sent to the State Department stuffed in a manila envelope. She has remained on the State Department payroll as a fellow at Georgetown University since she was recalled.
The call formed, in part, a whistleblower's complaint released in September that alleged Trump solicited interference from Ukraine in the 2020 election. "Now it's possible that I have a picture with them, because I have a picture with everybody". And who now a majority of the country wants to see both impeached and removed from office. They include Gordon Sondland, who was blocked from appearing this week but whose attorney said he would testify on October 17.
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In her statement to lawmakers, Yovanovitch said that "false narratives" had resulted from "an unfortunate alliance between Ukrainians who continue to operate within a corrupt system, and Americans who either did not understand that corrupt system, or who may have chosen, for their own purposes, to ignore it".
Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren danced to Aretha Franklin and posed for selfies as she marched Friday night in the Las Vegas Pride parade.
"But individuals who have been named in the press as contacts of Mr. Giuliani may well have believed that their personal financial ambitions were stymied by our anti-corruption policy in Ukraine", she continued.
Two Florida businessmen tied to Giuliani were charged Thursday with federal campaign finance violations.
In one incident cited in the indictment, the two men allegedly sought the congressman's assistance in advocating for the removal of the USA ambassador to Ukraine. The indictment also alleges that the men leveraged a flurry of GOP political donations to force Yovanovitch's removal, an effort prosecutors say was aided by laundered foreign money.
The very appearance on Capitol Hill by Yovanovitch, who remains a federal employee, is a victory for Democrats given the White House's public stance against cooperating with the probe.
In a call with her fellow House Democrats on Friday afternoon, Speaker Nancy Pelosi said the investigation was about finding facts, not Trump's personality, although she said Trump "has become a potty mouth and children are listening". The aide and others who spoke on this subject did so on the condition of anonymity.
Trump has maintained he did nothing wrong in his dealings with Ukraine and has labelled the impeachment probe "garbage".
Are you still Trump's lawyer? reporters asked Rudy afterward. In response, the House Intelligence Committee issued a subpoena to compel her testimony Friday morning.