US Envoy Says Giuliani Was Given Role on Ukraine Policy

Gordon Sondland was the latest in a series of witnesses to be privately interviewed by three House committees conducting the impeachment investigation.

  • Published 17 October 2019

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. ambassador to the European Union said that President Donald Trump directed him and other envoys to work with his personal lawyer, Rudy Giuliani, on Ukraine policy and that he disagreed with the directive. Gordon Sondland’s closed-door testimony to House impeachment investigators was aimed at distancing himself from Trump and Giuliani’s efforts to pressure Ukraine into investigating Democratic rival Joe Biden and his son Hunter. Sondland said he was disappointed Trump… Read at AP News