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Sondland hearing takeaways: 'Everyone was in the loop'

8 monthes ago   |   By WCVB

Gordon Sondland, President Donald Trump's ambassador to the European Union, bolstered Democrats' impeachment narrative Wednesday as he repeatedly talked of a “quid pro quo” involving Ukraine.
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Democratic congressman gets applause for getting Gordon Sondland to say an investigation into the Bidens would benefit Trump

Democratic congressman gets applause for getting Gordon Sondland to say an investigation into the Bidens would benefit Trump

8 monthes ago   |   By Business Insider

Rep. Sean Patrick Maloney won applause during Wednesday's impeachment hearing for a line of questioning that led to US Ambassador to the EU Gordon Sondland saying that a Ukrainian investigation into the Bidens would have benefited the president.
Maloney asked Sondland about who would benefit from the possible Ukrainian probe three times before the ambassador gave an answer.
"I assume President Trump would benefit," Sondland finally replied before insisting that he had been "very forthright" in his testimony before Congress.
Maloney then pointed out that Sondland had revised his testimony...
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The GOP warned Ambassador Sondland that he'd be 'smeared' by Democrats in the impeachment hearing before turning around and smearing him themselves

The GOP warned Ambassador Sondland that he'd be 'smeared' by Democrats in the impeachment hearing before turning around and smearing him themselves

8 monthes ago   |   By Business Insider

US Ambassador to the European Union Gordon Sondland gave public testimony as part of the impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump on Wednesday .
Rep. Devin Nunes of California, the Republican ranking member on the House Intelligence Committee, opened Wednesday's hearing by warning Sondland that he was there "to be smeared" by Democrats.
Steve Castor, the minority counsel, then questioned Sondland's credibility as a witness.
He said: "You don't have records, you don't have notes because you don't take notes, and you don't have recollections. This is a trifecta of...
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