11.20.2019

'The answer is yes': Sondland affirms 'quid pro quo' in Ukraine dealings

'The answer is yes': Sondland affirms 'quid pro quo' in Ukraine dealings Photo Courtesy NBC News

President Donald Trump’s top Europe envoy Gordon Sondland told House impeachment investigators Wednesday that Trump conditioned a valuable White House meeting for Ukraine's new president on his willingness to launch investigations into Trump’s Democratic adversaries, including former Vice President Joe Biden.

“Was there a ‘quid pro quo?’” Sondland — a close Trump ally and longtime GOP donor — said in his opening remarks to the House Intelligence Committee. “The answer is yes.”

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