WASHINGTON (AP) In riveting testimony, a former national security official declared Thursday that a U.S. ambassador carried out a controversial “domestic political errand” for Donald Trump on Ukraine, an allegation undercutting a main line of the presidents defense in the impeachment inquiry.
Fiona Hill told House investigators she came to realize Ambassador Gordon Sondland wasnt simply operating outside official diplomatic channels, as she and others suspected, but carrying out instructions from Trump.
He was being involved in a domestic political errand, and we were being involved in national security foreign policy,” she testified, and those two things had just diverged.
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