After U.S. Ambassador to the E.U. Gordon Sondland testified against President Donald Trump in Wednesday’s impeachment inquiry, Rep. Earl Blumenauer (D-OR) has called off his boycott of the Sondland’s Provenance hotel chain.
Sondland had originally defended the president robustly, but seemed to become less adamant in his arguments over time, then in his opening statement, said there had been a “quid pro quo” in which Trump asked the president of Ukraine to conduct investigations, which Democrats allege were politically motivated, as a condition for a White House meeting. Continue reading