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He sees obstruction of justice while Trump slams 'kangaroo court'
By Newser Editors,  Newser Staff
Posted Oct 8, 2019 11:05 AM CDT

  • Sondland's line: In his tweets, Trump made a point to note that one of the texts from Sondland to have emerged previously backed the president's assertion that no quid pro quo was in play with Ukraine. "That says it ALL!" declared Trump.
  • Rudy invitation: Sen. Lindsey Graham issued an invitation for Rudy Giuliani to testify before the Senate Judiciary Committee to give his side of the Ukraine story. The GOP senator knocked the "behavior" of the House and tweeted that "it is time for the Senate to inquire about corruption and other improprieties involving Ukraine."
  • New poll: A Washington Post-Schar School poll finds that a majority of Americans now support the House impeachment inquiry, and nearly half think the House should recommend that Trump be removed from office. The Post sees this as a notable shift in sentiment against Trump over the last few weeks.
  • Late call: The State Department informed Sondland that he wouldn't be appearing for his deposition in a 12:30am phone call Tuesday, reports Michael Isikoff of Yahoo News. Sondland was otherwise going to show up for a deposition with House investigators Tuesday morning.
(Read more Trump impeachment stories.)

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