Sondland declares quid pro quo, pundits call testimony damaging to Trump

Ambassador Gordon Sondland testifies.The Donald Trump mega-donor who was awarded with an ambassadorship stepped into the impeachment spotlight Wednesday and said the president basically did what Democrats are accusing him of doing.Gordon Sondland, who had already changed his testimony once, delivered a torrent of words, but none more important than these: “Was there a quid…

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Democratic debates live updates: Candidates for 2020 Democrats face off in presidential primary debate in Atlanta today

CBSN Download the free CBS News app for complete coverage of the 2020 presidential race. Ten Democratic presidential candidates took the stage In Atlanta on Wednesday night just one hour after a blockbuster day in the impeachment inquiry, with the testimony of U.S. Ambassador to the EU Gordon Sondland, who testified that he worked with…

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Sondland’s dramatic testimony shakes the impeachment debate and undercuts the president

There have been many dramatic days during the Trump presidency but perhaps none as consequential as Wednesday, which brought compelling testimony from Gordon Sondland, the U.S. ambassador to the European Union.In clear and unequivocal language, Sondland implicated the president and other senior officials in the effort to pressure Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky. He made clear…

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