READ: Ambassador Sondland's opening statement in impeachment hearing

U.S. Ambassador to the European Union Gordon Sondland on Wednesday will testify before the House Intelligence Committee in the House impeachment inquiry into President TrumpDonald TrumpDeputy AG: DOJ investigating fake Trump electors Former Boston Red Sox star David Ortiz elected to Baseball Hall of Fame Overnight Health Care — Senators unveil pandemic prep overhaul MORE.


According to his opening statement, Sondland will say that there was a quid pro quo between Ukraine conducting politically motivated investigations and getting U.S. military assistance, adding that many in the Trump administration knew it.  

He will also say that he has “no reason to doubt” the accounts from other witnesses that have testified in the inquiry.

Read Sondland's opening statement below.

Opening Statement of Ambassador Gordon D. Sondland (November 20, 2019) on Scribd