Trump and Sec. of State Mike Pompeo are refusing to turn over the text messages of EU Ambassador Gordon Sondland on Ukraine.
House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff (D-CA) told reporters, “There was no indication that he would be a no show. Not only is the Congress being deprived of his testimony today, the American people are being deprived of his testimony today but we’re aware that the ambassador has text messages or emails on a personal device which have been provided to the State Department, although we have requested those from the ambassador and the State Department are withholding those as well, they’re also deeply relevant to this investigation and to this impeachment inquiry.”
Schiff: State Department is withholding Sondland's text messages on Ukraine. pic.twitter.com/CleiZxbPNS
— Sarah Reese Jones (@PoliticusSarah) October 8, 2019
Trump and Pompeo are trying to withhold evidence from an impeachment investigation, which is exactly what innocent people don’t do. Richard Nixon already tried to withhold evidence from the House and didn’t work. Trump is not going to be able to withhold evidence from the impeachment probe either.
Trump and his Secretary of State are admitting their guilt by withholding evidence.
If the call was “perfect” as Trump claims and there is nothing wrong, his administration should be turning all evidence to end this impeachment investigation.
Trump is guilty. Pompeo is guilty, and the American people are already making congressional Republicans pay a price for helping the White House with their cover-up.
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