Gordon Sondland, hotelier turned diplomat, wasn't always a Trump supporter  CNNView full coverage on Google News

The Trump administration ruled out co-operating with impeachment hearings in Congress last night hours after blocking a US ambassador from testifying. President Trump called the process a “kangaroo court”.White House lawyers said that neither the president nor any of his staff would participate in aThe Trump administration ruled out co-operating with impeachment hearings in Congress last night hours after blocking a US ambassador from testifying. President Trump called the process a “kangaroo...

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Gordon Sondland, U.S. ambassador to the European Union, was scheduled to appear before a trio of committees Tuesday morning. Now he's being subpoenaed.Gordon Sondland, U.S. ambassador to the European Union, was scheduled to appear before a trio of committees Tuesday morning. Now he's being subpoenaed.

Trump blocks Sondland, player in Ukraine controversy, from testifying

“I would love to send Ambassador Sondland, a really good man and great American, to testify, but unfortunately he would be testifying before a totally compromised kangaroo court, where Republican’s rights have been taken away, and true facts are not allowed out for the public....”

Donald J. Trump on Twitter: "I would love to send Ambassador Sondland, a really good man and great American, to testify, but unfortunately he would be testifying before a totally compromised kangaroo court, where Republican’s rights have been taken away, and true facts are not allowed out for the public...."

“....to see. Importantly, Ambassador Sondland’s tweet, which few report, stated, “I believe you are incorrect about President Trump’s intentions. The President has been crystal clear: no quid pro quo’s of any kind.” That says it ALL!”

Donald J. Trump on Twitter: "....to see. Importantly, Ambassador Sondland’s tweet, which few report, stated, “I believe you are incorrect about President Trump’s intentions. The President has been crystal clear: no quid pro quo’s of any kind.” That says it ALL!"

“Lawyer for Gordon Sondland, EU ambassador involved in Ukraine affair, says he was blocked from testifying early this morning by the State Department. He is “profoundly disappointed” after traveling from Brussels, lawyer says, and still wants to testify.”

Josh Dawsey on Twitter: "Lawyer for Gordon Sondland, EU ambassador involved in Ukraine affair, says he was blocked from testifying early this morning by the State Department. He is “profoundly disappointed” after traveling from Brussels, lawyer says, and still wants to testify.… https://t.co/uDlIBOpRED"

“Statement from Sondland’s attorney:”

Shimon Prokupecz on Twitter: "Statement from Sondland’s attorney:… "

The Trump administration has blocked Gordon Sondland, a crucial witness to the president’s quid pro quo with Ukraine, from testifying before Congress.The Trump administration has blocked Gordon Sondland, a crucial witness to the president’s quid pro quo with Ukraine, from testifying before Congress.

Trump Responds to Impeachment Inquiry with More Obstruction of Justice | Vanity Fair

Ambassador to the European Union Gordon Sondland consulted directly with President Donald Trump before telling the top U.S. diplomat in Ukraine that there had been "no quid pro quo” regarding the administration's pressure campaign on the country.The ambassador was responding to the senior diplomat's remark that it would be “crazy” to link Ukraine assistance to help with a political campaign.

House Democrats have subpoenaed the U.S. ambassador to the European Union for testimony and documents relating to their impeachment inquiry into President Trump over his July 25 phone call with the Ukrainian president, escalating a clash with the White House which just an hour before said it wouldn't comply with the "illegitimate and unconstitutional" inquiry.House Democrats have subpoenaed the U.S. ambassador to the European Union for testimony and documents relating to their impeachment inquiry into President Trump over his July 25 phone call with the Ukrainian president, escalating a clash with the White House which just an hour before said it wouldn't comply with the "illegitimate and unconstitutional" inquiry.

US president slams congressional hearings as ‘kangaroo court’US president slams congressional hearings as ‘kangaroo court’

Defiant Trump bars ambassador from testifying at impeachment inquiry | The Week UK

Donald Trump also blocked Gordon Sondland, the US European Union ambassador, from testifying about the president’s dealings with Ukraine.Donald Trump also blocked Gordon Sondland, the US European Union ambassador, from testifying about the president’s dealings with Ukraine.

Trump says he will not co-operate with impeachment probe | Gazette Series

Ambassador to the EU is central witness in impeachment inquiry.Ambassador to the EU is central witness in impeachment inquiry.

Democrats to subpoena Gordon Sondland after Trump intervenes – POLITICO

Buried amid the news of Sondland's no-show are text message exchanges between Sondland and other members of the U.S. diplomatic corps that various legal experts say are evidence "consciousness of guilt" -- due to the content of those messages and the way they were being shared.Buried amid the news of Sondland's no-show are text message exchanges between Sondland and other members of the U.S. diplomatic corps that various legal experts say are evidence "consciousness of guilt" -- due to the content of those messages and the way they were being shared.

Lawyers Say Gordon Sondland's Texts Suggest 'Consciousness of Guilt' | Law & Crime

Buried amid the news of Sondland's no-show are text message exchanges between Sondland and other members of the U.S. diplomatic corps that various legal experts say are evidence "consciousness of guilt" -- due to the content of those messages and the way they were being shared.

Lawyers Say Gordon Sondland's Texts Suggest 'Consciousness of Guilt' | Law & Crime

The so-called conventional wisdom which held that the nation would turn on congressional Democrats if they dared pull the trigger and begin an impeachment…The so-called conventional wisdom which held that the nation would turn on congressional Democrats if they dared pull the trigger and begin an impeachment proce

Trump Shouldn’t Count on Republicans Protecting Him Anymore – The Bipartisan Press