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EU Ambassador Gordon Sondland will tell lawmakers this morning that Rudy Giuliani, President Trump’s personal attorney, requested a “quid pro quo for arranging a White House visit for Ukrainian President Zelensky,” and was expressing the desires of Trump.

Follow along for Trump impeachment hearing live updates:

Sondland testified that the White House has confirmed to his attorneys that he spoke with the president on July 26 via a cell phone call from Kiev. Trump has said he has no recollection of the call. Live updates:

Gordon Sondland said he “came to believe” that the military aid to Ukraine was frozen until there was a public statement by new Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky pledging to investigate debunked conspiracy theories.  https://www.latimes.com/politics/story/2019-11-20/trump-impeachment-hearing-gordon-sondland-testimony 

Trump impeachment hearing live updates: GOP lawmakers go on offense against Sondland

Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo issued a denial through his spokeswoman of assertions by Gordon Sondland that Pompeo was aware there was a quid pro quo in releasing aid to Ukraine.  https://www.latimes.com/politics/story/2019-11-20/trump-impeachment-hearing-gordon-sondland-testimony 

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