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Trump move to block Sondland ‘strong evidence of obstruction’, says Schiff – live

Trump move to block Sondland ‘strong evidence of obstruction’, says

House intelligence chair condemns Trump administration decision to prevent EU ambassador, a key witness, from testifying to Congress – live
Sign up for the US briefing and get a new perspective 2.49pm BST Trump’s congressional allies echoed the president’s talking points slamming House Democrats’ impeachment inquiry as a “kangaroo court.”Representative Mark Meadows, a Republican of North Carolina, said Gordon Sondland should only testify when it can be assured that a “fair process” will be followed. “This is not a fair process,” Meadows said.Rep. Jim Jordan says he has “no concern” with President Trump asking Ukraine and China to investigate Joe Biden 2.39pm BST Representative Adam Schiff, the Democratic chairman of the House intelligence committee, slammed the White House’s decision to block the congressional testimony of Gordon Sondland, the US ambassador to the EU.NEW: After State Dept. bars key witness from testifying in House probe, House Intel Chair Adam Schiff says, “We’re also aware the ambassador has text messages or emails on a personal device…and the State Department is withholding those messages as well.” Continue reading…

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Publish date : 2019-10-08 13:56:48

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