Rep. Ted LieuTed W. LieuVideo of Princess Anne shrugging as Queen greets Trump goes viral Lawmakers to watch during Wednesday's impeachment hearing Adam Schiff's star rises with impeachment hearings MORE (D-Calif.) took a swipe at the White House spokeswoman Tuesday after President TrumpDonald John TrumpRepublicans consider skipping witnesses in Trump impeachment trial Bombshell Afghanistan report bolsters calls for end to 'forever wars' Lawmakers dismiss Chinese retaliatory threat to US tech MORE’s appointee Gordon Sondland changed his testimony in relation to the president's dealings with Ukraine.

Lieu took to Twitter to criticize White House press secretary Stephanie GrishamStephanie GrishamOn The Money: Pelosi, Trump tout deal on new NAFTA | McConnell says no trade vote until impeachment trial wraps up | Lawmakers push spending deadline to Thursday Trump, White House rip Democrats over impeachment articles Pelosi announces support for new Trump NAFTA deal MORE for saying the impeachment inquiry was the effort of “radical unelected bureaucrats” testifying against the president.

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His post came after a transcript of Sondland’s revised testimony was released, revealing that the Trump appointee and ambassador to the European Union said there was a clear quid pro quo in the president’s agreement with Ukraine.

“Dear @PressSec: When you used the smear term 'radical unelected bureaucrats' to cast aspersions on @StateDept officials who testified before Congress, were you referring to @realDonaldTrump political appointee and wealthy businessman Ambassador Gordon Sondland?” Lieu tweeted.

The California representative’s comments were a response to Grisham’s reaction to the initial reporting on diplomat William Taylor’s testimony last month

"President Trump has done nothing wrong — this is a coordinated smear campaign from far-left lawmakers and radical unelected bureaucrats waging war on the Constitution," Grisham said in a statement at the time. "There was no quid pro quo."

The transcript of Sondland’s testimony revealed that the ambassador said the president clearly withheld military aid to Ukraine in order to get the country to investigate the 2016 election and former Vice President Joe BidenJoe BidenRepublicans consider skipping witnesses in Trump impeachment trial Trump trade deal likely to sow division in Democratic presidential field Trump supporters at Pa. rally 'upset' after Democrats introduce impeachment articles MORE

The impeachment inquiry began after a whistleblower report detailed a call between Trump and the Ukrainian president in which Trump asked the country to investigate Biden days after withholding military aid. The initial hearings in the inquiry, including Sondland’s testimony, were held behind closed doors.

The president and GOP lawmakers have maintained there was no quid pro quo between the countries, but Sondland’s revised testimony sheds doubt on Trump’s claims.