NEW: EU Ambassador Gordon Sondland is testifying today in the House. Here are his introductory remarks: https://t.co/P3jtplXUBZ
And a letter from his lawyers explanining why he can't produce docs controlled by the State Dept.: https://t.co/wb78OUfiRy pic.twitter.com/iZx0cPAsfB
— Zoe Tillman (@ZoeTillman) October 17, 2019
WATCH: @GeoffRBennett reminds a man how the free press works after the man puts his hands on him while he tries to question Amb. Sondland ahead of Sondland's testimony before Congress this morning. https://t.co/dWJIIH3B4A pic.twitter.com/k5EcMisnzE
— NBC News (@NBCNews) October 17, 2019
Sondland also says that while Bolton was ciritcal of him, he had the full support of POMPEO.
“I understand that all my actions involving Ukraine had the blessing of Secretary Pompeo…Indeed, very recently, Secretary Pompeo sent me a congratulatory note." https://t.co/YC2E6Lhals
— Kyle Cheney (@kyledcheney) October 17, 2019
Both Sondland and Perry have now said they didn't know what Giuliani was up to on Biden.
That's extremely difficult to swallow.https://t.co/kCDUFUPJEp
— Aaron Blake (@AaronBlake) October 17, 2019
Gordon Sondland's Statement Protects, Does Not Break with, Trumphttps://t.co/BkhLateYGO
— emptywheel (@emptywheel) October 17, 2019