Gordon Sondland, US ambassador to the EU, gives his opening statement as he testifies before the House Intelligence Committee in Washington on Wednesday. Photo: AP

Donald Trump directed Ukraine quid pro quo, ambassador Gordon Sondland tells impeachment inquiry

  • The impeachment inquiry focuses significantly on allegations Trump sought investigations by Ukraine into former vice-president Joe Biden and his son
  • Sondland described a Ukraine pressure campaign prompted by Trump himself, orchestrated by Rudy Giuliani and well-known to senior officials
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Gordon Sondland, US ambassador to the EU, gives his opening statement as he testifies before the House Intelligence Committee in Washington on Wednesday. Photo: AP
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US Army Lieutenant Colonel Alexander Vindman testifies. Photo: EPA

Top Ukraine expert Alexander Vindman ‘couldn’t believe’ what Donald Trump said to Volodymyr Zelensky

  • Vindman tells impeachment investigators the July 25 phone call confirmed ‘my worst fear of how our Ukrainian policy could play out’.
  • During that call, Trump asked Ukrainian president to carry out investigations that would benefit him politically, including one targeting Joe Biden
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US Army Lieutenant Colonel Alexander Vindman testifies. Photo: EPA
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