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Trump on Gordon Sondland: 'I hardly know the gentleman'
Donald is throwing Gordon Sondland under the Trump bus.
You knew this was inevitable.
Remember that time Sondland gave him a million dollars?
Speaking to reporters on Friday at the White House, Donald Trump went into denial mode on Gordon Sondland.
I hardly know the gentleman, said Trump of Gordon Sondland, whom Donald appointed as Ambassador to the European Union, and who donated $1 million to his inauguration.
Here's the video.
Trump on Sondland: "I hardly know the gentleman." pic.twitter.com/gz7v2DaSoP
— Josh Marshall (@joshtpm) November 8, 2019
And observations from reports.
Trump on Gordon Sondland: I hardly knew the gentleman.
— Abby D. Phillip (@abbydphillip) November 8, 2019
There it is. @POTUS on Ambassador Gordon Sondland, the political appointee who gave $1 million to Trumps inaugural committee and whose revised testimony lays out a quid pro quo: I hardly know the gentleman.
— Willie Geist (@WillieGeist) November 8, 2019
According to his closed door testimony, Sondland had the ability to call Trump directly, and he did so multiple times as Amb. to the EU. https://t.co/cS8pwzvStJ
— Shelby Holliday (@shelbyholliday) November 8, 2019
Alas, poor Sondland, I hardly knew thee.
— . (@TheAlanNoble) November 8, 2019
Trump says of his ambassador to the EU, Gordon Sondland: I hardly know the gentleman. When he thought Sondlands testimony would be good for him, he called him a really good man and great American.
— Daniel Dale (@ddale8) November 8, 2019
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Gordon Sondland, a major donor and now ambassador to European Union and who spoke to Trump multiple times in recent months.
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