U.S. ambassador to EU testifies in Trump impeachment hearings
U.S. Ambassador to the European Union Gordon Sondland told lawmakers on November 20, 2019, that President Donamore
In remarks that also put Secretary of State Mike Pompeo at the center of the Ukraine controversy, Sondland saimore
Sondland, a wealthy hotel entrepreneur and Trump donor, said he worked with Trump's personal attorney Rudy Giumore
Giuliani's efforts earlier this year to get Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy to investigate Democratic more
The ambassador testified that he told Vice President Mike Pence in September that U.S. security aid to Ukrainemore
Trump (pictured holding what appears to be a prepared statement and handwritten notes as he speaks to reportermore
"Secretary Perry, Ambassador Volker and I worked with Mr. Rudy Giuliani on Ukraine matters at the express diremore
"We did not want to work with Mr. Giuliani. Simply put, we played the hand we were dealt. We all understood thmore
The committee's top Republican, Devin Nunes (L), accused Democrats of waging an "impeachment crusade" against more
House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff called Sondland's testimony "a very important moment in the more
Rep. Sean Patrick Maloney pressed Sondland aggressively: "Who would benefit from an investigations of the Bidemore
Sondland's testimony cast more light on the role of Pompeo, a close Trump ally who has declined to defend Statmore
Sondland never told Pompeo he believed Trump was linking Ukraine aid to investigations of political opponents,more
House Intelligence Committee Chairman Rep. Adam Schiff listens next to ranking member Rep. Devin Nunes. REUTERmore
Republican attorney Steve Castor asked Sondland, seen speaking with his lawyer Robert Luskin, if Trump ever tomore
Rep. Eric Swalwell: "Ambassador Sondland, you were told by the president and others to not show up. You showedmore
Asked about testimony from another State Department official that Sondland had told Trump in a July 26 phone cmore
Rep. Michael Turner: "This is part of the problem, Ambassador Sondland. And I just want to walk you through thmore
Ranking member Devin Nunes walks past a sign placed by Republican committee staff. REUTERS/Yara Nardi/Pool
House Intelligence Chairman Adam Schiff: "When the president said 'investigation,' he meant 'Biden.' He made tmore
Gordon Sondland confers with his lawyer Robert Luskin while testifying. REUTERS/Loren Elliott
At the opening of a second hearing, Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense Laura Cooper (seen with Under Secretmore
Cooper said Ukrainian officials had known in July about the holdup in the security aid, which was new informatmore
Cooper said her staff received an email on July 25, the day of the Trump-Zelenskiy call, from the State Departmore
Cooper also said some of her staff had met with officials from the Ukrainian embassy during the week of Aug. 6more
Representative Jim Jordan yawns during testimony by Laura Cooper and David Hale. Defending Trump in the inquirmore
People watch from the public viewing gallery as Laura Cooper and David Hale testify. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst/Pomore
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