Sondland's bombshell testimony blows holes in Trump's Ukraine defence

Ambassador to EU testifies as House impeachment hearing‘Was there a quid pro quo? The answer is yes’A star witness at the impeachment inquiry into Donald Trump has testified to the existence of a quid pro quo with Ukraine and insisted: “We...

Sondland's bombshell testimony blows holes in Trump's Ukraine defence
  • Ambassador to EU testifies as House impeachment hearing
  • ‘Was there a quid pro quo? The answer is yes’

A star witness at the impeachment inquiry into Donald Trump has testified to the existence of a quid pro quo with Ukraine and insisted: “We followed the president’s orders.”

In a major blow to the president, Gordon Sondland, the US ambassador to the European Union, said in bombshell evidence he was forced to work with Trump’s personal lawyer Rudy Giuliani against his will, and criticised the White House and state department for failing to provide records.

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