“Following that meeting, in the presence of my staff at a restaurant, Ambassador Sondland called President Trump and told him of his meetings in Kyiv,” Taylor said. “The member of my staff could hear President Trump on the phone, asking Ambassador Sondland about ‘the investigations.’ Ambassador Sondland told President Trump that the Ukrainians were ready to move forward.” NBC NEWS
CAREER FOREIGN service officers George Kent and Bill Taylor laid down the story today.
Mr. Taylor made news.
“Following the call with President Trump, the member of my staff asked Ambassador Sondland what President Trump thought about Ukraine,” Taylor continued. “Ambassador Sondland responded that President Trump cares more about the investigations of Biden, which Giuliani was pressing for. At the time I gave my deposition on Oct. 22, I was not aware of this information. I am including it here for completeness.” NBC NEWS
Trump asked Sondland, his one-million-dollar campaign contributor, about “the investigations.”
A “motion to dismiss” by Senator Rand Paul is unlikely to work.
“Was unfit. Still unfit. Unable and unwilling to dispatch his duties faithfully.” – John Sipher, former CIA Clandestine Service (via Twitter)