Rep. Ted LieuTed W. LieuCourt finds Democratic donor Ed Buck guilty of all charges in connection to two men's deaths Press: Give those unemployed writers a job! Post-Trump, Biden seeks to restore US relations with Holy See MORE (D-Calif.) took a swipe at the White House spokeswoman Tuesday after President TrumpDonald TrumpMyPillow CEO to pull ads from Fox News Haaland, Native American leaders press for Indigenous land protections Simone Biles, Vince Lombardi and the courage to walk away 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 GrishamJill Biden appears on Vogue cover Kayleigh McEnany joins Fox News as co-host of 'Outnumbered' Melania Trump says she was 'disappointed and disheartened' watching Capitol riots 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 BidenFirst lady leaves Walter Reed after foot procedure Biden backs effort to include immigration in budget package MyPillow CEO to pull ads from Fox News 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.