Marie Yovanovitch scheduled to go before House committeesTrump blocked Gordon Sondland from testifying this weekSign up for the US briefing and get a new perspective 2.38pm BST The lawyer for Gordon Sondland, who is now expected to testify in the impeachment inquiry next Thursday, added in his statement that the former US ambassador to the EU would speak to House committees despite the State Department’s opposition.But he warned that the former ambassador would not be able to produce many of the documents that House Democrats requested in their subpoena.Sondland’s counsel says he “respects the Committees’ interest in reviewing all relevant materials; however, federal law and State Department regulations prohibit him from producing documents concerning his official responsibilities.” Counsel says he doesn’t control the documents 2.32pm BST Larry Hogan, the Republican governor of Maryland, expressed support for the impeachment inquiry against Trump. Continue reading…
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Author : Joan E Greve in Washington
Publish date : 2019-10-11 13:38:19
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