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Ambassador Changes Testimony, Admits Giving Quid Pro Quo Message to Ukraine


“Let me state clearly, inviting a foreign government to undertake investigations for the purpose of influencing an upcoming election would be wrong,” said Gordon Sondland, the ambassador to the European Union, in his sworn deposition before congressional investigators on October 17. “Withholding foreign aid in order to pressure a foreign government to take such steps would be wrong. I did not and would not ever participate in such undertakings.”
But on November 4, Sondland had a change of heart.
“I now recall speaking with [Andriy] Yermak,” he wrote in an appendix to his testimony, referring to one of Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy …read more

Source:: Reason.com

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