The White House has repeatedly blocked Democrats' efforts to question the former White House counsel, who was a key witness in the Mueller report.
Trump called John Ratcliffe a "brilliant" man amid concerns that the Texas Republican is unqualified and would put Trump's interests over the nation's.
The Emmy-nominated actor said he has more experience playing Mueller publicly than Mueller has.
The Kentucky Republican blocked two measures last week that would have beefed up election security.
The division underscores the tensions among a House majority that's trying to have it both ways.
The president complained about the former special counsel's investigation and said people should be looking into Barack Obama's book deal instead.
"We’re crossing a threshold," one House Democrat said.
"This is a critical moment in our democracy, so of course our faithful journalists are focused on what really matters. And that’s ratings, baby!"
"We must stop this lawless president from tearing down our democracy," the former Democratic 2020 candidate wrote in an op-ed for NBC News.
Sen. Chuck Schumer called inaction by Congress a “disgrace” and pledged to keep pushing for votes.
Turning Point USA, the nation's largest college Republican group, apparently projected the image at its summit by mistake.
"So, is Fox News’ motto, ‘We report and decide before the thing’s over?'"
A Media Matters montage shows there was a very familiar feel to some of what House Republicans asked the former special counsel.
The former special counsel's concise reply to an accusation that he'd perpetuated injustice has become a meme.
Samantha Bee, Trevor Noah, Jimmy Kimmel, Seth Meyers, Stephen Colbert and Jimmy Fallon all found the funny in the event.
The former special counsel did not want to testify before Congress, and it showed.
Speaker Nancy Pelosi still refuses to call for an impeachment inquiry into President Trump because of "some outstanding matters in the courts."