Democrats to subpoena Gordon Sondland, say Trump’s move to block deposition amounts to obstruction

10/8/19
 
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from The Washington Post,
10/8/19:

The Trump administration on Tuesday blocked a planned deposition from Gordon Sondland, the U.S. ambassador to the European Union and a central figure in the Democrats’ impeachment inquiry.

Democrats called the administration’s move an act of obstruction and said they would issue a subpoena for Sondland’s testimony, as well as emails and text messages that Sondland held on a personal device and that have been turned over to the State Department, which has yet to release them.

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