Key Impeachment Witness Changes Testimony, Describes Quid Pro Quo | The 11th Hour | MSNBC


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  1. Rich guy wants to play ambassador, plays along with Trump's nutty Putin supplied conspiracy theories, believes it when Trump tells him "just tell a few white lies, you won't get caught" – finally wakes up to the reality that everyone around Trump ends up with jail time.

  2. And this is why Trump has been begging, like a dog, to Ukraine, China and Russia to meddle in our elections. Thankfully China knows Germany and France isn’t going to pay them for it!

  3. Well if I ignore a subpoena, I get arrested. What gives? Apparently, I just need a job at the whitehouse to ignore the laws. LAWS not some made up rules or memos but actual laws.

  4. I keep writing/typing this….Gordon Sondland is UGLY….he is tRUMP's "Uncle Fester"…..and if you don't know THAT reference??? Then you might be "Gen-X" or "GEN-Y" …or "Z"….
    Hint: "The Addams Family"….1960s TV show….look it up….ON YouTube!!!!

  5. I bet mitchie is quaking in his boots with a Dem in the seat of the governor in Kentucky. Congratz to Kentucky and her lovely people!!!!

  6. "Just about"? Are they seriously congradulating themselves for "just about" winning? LOL. "Just about" winning means YOU LOST.

  7. 💼💵 oh yes my memory is getting better 💼💵💵 yes clearer 💼💵💵💵 oh yes now l remember it all crystalline clearly now.

  8. I was initially annoyed Dems were doing closed door hearings; but I now see how smart that decision was, as Barbara McQuade stated. Sondland lied b/c he assumed everyone else was going to lie, but he didn't know what was being said b/c they were closed sessions. Once he learned others told the truth, he realized he was on the hook for perjury & 'scurried' (as McQuade so aptly put it) to change his testimony. What a zero integrity TURD.

  9. If you don't read the released testimonys you won't see the crimes. GOP burying their heads in the sand and doing nothing.

  10. Sondland would not have changed his testimony if other brave witnesses – abiding by their constitutional duty – had not come forward and refuted his testimony.
    Perjury, with real prison time, is what's required for Sondland and the rest who continue to defy congressional subpoenas.

  11. So,,, he changed his testimony only after others come forward and tell the truth? Man I wouldn't trust his honesty. He's just as likely to pull a Manafort, and in any public hearings, change again.
    Come on people, get out and dump these do nothing republican Senator's. Send McConnell home to turtlevillle. Graham as well. And any that sit and do nothing, while Trump runs rampant over the constitution.

  12. Mr Potato Head changed his…opinion…that's all. In the end…McConnell will take Schiff's "inquirey" …and flush it down the Senate's toilets…with the rest of the schitt.

  13. these gops in kentucky does not now anything about the constitution and does nor recognize the bribary this kentucky chicken has to. be removed from this place and fortunately most kentuckians seem to understand this old gop has no brains and does not understand that trump delivers profit to russia

  14. Moscow Mitch has his mind made up EVEN BEFORE the Senate trial begins….TERMS LIMITS DESPERATELY NEEDED FOR ALL. OFFICES OF GOVERNMENT!

  15. I wonder what magic pill he is taking – all of a sudden his memory is working. I'd ask my doctor to prescribe it for me.

  16. he's a coward… he waited until others came forward and told the truth about corrupt Trump and then he all of a sudden corroborates it…. too late… we already know Trump is a criminal…you had your chance to be a patriot and tell the truth….

  17. Amazing how Sondland's memory became soooo much clearer once others with REAL credibility stepped forward with ACTUAL truth.

  18. I am glad that this man for whatever reason decided to speak the truth. I sort of wonder if he did say the truth but I am glad that he didn’t stick to a lie.

  19. Is Stephanie Grisham related in some way to the great author John Grisham, because she seems EQUALLY skilled at producing fiction as he is…

  20. How many more
    "key witnesses", " bombshells " , "more new whistleblowers " are coming and find NOTHING!
    We had enough of these Fake News from MSNBC and CNN already!
    Time to Get to work on real news!!

  21. Typical MSNBC fabrication. Include all the lying Dems you can get to stand up, leaning on one another, of course, in the small newsroom and then pat them on the back, if you can move your arm between them. These are the sleeze.
    To the interviewee: What QPQ did President Trump FAIL to offer you for your truthful testimony? And what bribe did you get from the Dems for switching sides at the worst possible time? The truth will out and you and your ilk will be exposed. Get out of DC and go do something REAL.

  22. I really don’t understand how avoiding subpoenas is legal? If they subpoena the whistleblower and he/she doesn’t show up can you imagine the shitfit they will throw?

  23. He got smart and didn’t want to end up Michael Cohens cell mate. Why protect Trump, when you know he would never do the same.

  24. Our whole country is falling fast. So much corruption from Trump on down. Wish we could reset and start over- follow the constitution as it was written.

  25. Lock Up Low IQ Treasonous Thug Trump AND #Moscow Mitch AND Lying Lindsey AND #TreasonousRand who wants the Whistleblower's name be made public. LOCK UP All these THUGS AND TRAITOR S.

  26. Did he have a meeting with Schiff and Piglosi? How much was he paid by Steyer and why are they blackmailing him,,,,all reported by BRIAN THE LIAR,,,really ? MSNBC the liar and traitor news, wake up America.

  27. THIS GREED IS DESTROYING THIS COUNTRY FROM THE INSIDE. Although why would they care? They'll be well off whether or not the country collapses.

  28. "… hold up that aid from Ukraine …" should read … hold up that aid to Ukraine. Don't know whether Brian Williams was quoting Sondlum or reading from his scripted story.

  29. Trump
    violated his oath as POTUS by making the call and requesting dirt on his
    political opponent, the harmful part is he held up military aid and he
    contacted a foreign entity!  You can't
    call a foreign country and ask them to investigate a fellow American! He
    violated the US Constitution by asking for the information and holding up the military
    aid, it's as simple as that! 😊

  30. "Sonderland is a Never Trumper" in 5-4-3-2-1.
    In the immortal words of Samuel Johnson: “Depend upon it, sir, when a man knows he is to be hanged in a fortnight, it concentrates his mind wonderfully.”

  31. Just call it extortion.
    It is confusing to use the latin quid pro quo. Most Americans (incl.Trump) are too stupid to grasp the meaning. They don't know what it means much less whether it is good or bad. Make it clear to the average Joe what the latin term signifies. In this case it signifies extortion. "If you don't do me this favour I you will not recieve the financial aid or the Javelin missiles you desperately need to defend your nation. That in a nutshell is what was communicated by Trump and his team of half wit cowboys.

  32. I hope this man Sonderland has 24/7 armed professional protection. Trump's base has been known to assassinate for political, religious and racial motives. Fifth column, now under increasing sway of Russia, amenable and eager to hear more, lapping it up. I think they secretly dream of all those shirtless vacation shots, and quivered with delight when Trump knelt to their Lord Ruler in Helsinki for all the world to see.

  33. im just curious does this news anchor always keep track of what day it is of presidents term regardless of who it is?

  34. This is why the depositions weren't public. Does GOP get this…Sondland knew he could be charged with perjury…

  35. Why do they believe they can lie and not get caught🤔 Particularly in this age of the Internet and its army of professional and amateur fact checkers, the chances of lies standing up under the glare of the inevitable cyber-scrutiny are slim to none😒

  36. We are sick of Trump's Russians!
    TODAY!! RUSSIA ADMITS TRUMP AND RAND PAUL ASK THEM TO DESTROY THE FEDERALLY PROTECTED U.S.WHISTLEBLOWER! https://www.thedailybeast.com/thanks-to-trump-booster-rand-paul-russian-media-are-naming-the-alleged-ukraine-whistleblower Trump and Paul are Putin's most useful fools.
    This Russian owned Trump stooge must be impeached NOW! SAVE AMERICA FROM TRUMP AND RUSSIA!

  37. Today is lesson 101 for Trumpsters on quid pro quo.  I am reading posts on Fox U-Tube by
    Trumpsters that the president is allowed to do quid pro quo because we do it
    all the time.  I respond with a
    tutorial:  Yes when our country
    negotiates deals with other countries you can say it is quid pro quo because if
    we give them something we want something in return.  For instance if we promise the Ukraine $400
    million in defense money so they can protect themselves from Russian aggression
    we expect them to be aligned with our NATO allies to stop Russian
    aggression.  That is proper quid pro quo.  Now when a president stops the release of the
    defense money and adds a new requirement that is only for his own political
    needs and not that of the country, it is blackmail and extortion.  That is an obvious misuse of quid pro
    quo.  That is deliberate malfeasance
    disguised as misfeasance.  I also mention
    that if they are a trump supporter what I wrote will mean nothing to them.

  38. If the senators do not remove this corrupt president – it would be their MORAL FAILURE, AND THEY WOULD BE
    RESPONSIBLE FOR ALL FURTHER DAMAGES HE CAUSES THE USA AND ALL THE THE TAX MONEY HE
    WOULD STEAL.

  39. I'm so sick of this "quid pro quo" nonsense. Mulvaney was right when he said quid pro quos happen all the time. So does coercion, like sanctions. The issue here is that Trump's quid pro quo was an illegal deal.
    An analogy: it's perfectly legal for people to drive a car. Millions of people do it. It would be ridiculous for someone to claim, "I was only driving my car," when what he did was deliberately drive his car into a crowd of people, killing one of them.
    Quid pro quo isn't illegal in international relations. But it is criminal when the President 1) illegally withheld Congressionally approved military aid, and 2) tried to get Zelensky to announce an investigation into Trump's main opponent in a Presidential campaign, and 3) tried to cover it up. So yeah, let's keep doing what some commentators have started: call this criminal "bribery".

  40. Sondland was up to his eyebrows in this scandal. He knew enough to direct others not to text about the matter. That’s called guilty knowledge or mens rea.

  41. Sondland should be charged with perjury. They don't need him for any more testimony, so there's no need to let him off the hook. The House should charge him with perjury, if for no other reason than to put Barr on the hot seat, and if he refuses to indict Sondland, that will be one more article of impeachment to remove Barr from office. Dereliction of duty, violation of oath of office, abuse of power, obstruction of justice, contempt of Congress, conspiracy to defraud the United States, emoluments violation, and possibly even perjury.

  42. SONDLAND LNOW HE CHANGES HIS TESTIMONY….GEE…WHEN FACED WITH PERJURY CHARGES AND REALLY MAKE ONE THINK…..LMAO !

  43. hey lindsay graham……now 4 people have told us the truth…while under oath…..you still gonna protect this Criminal president? vote OUT graham in SOUTH CAROLINA !

  44. folks …JIM JORDAN LIKE TO PROTECT CRIMINALS…..THIS TIME ITS TRUMP…LAST TIME IT WAS SEXUAL PREDATOR ON THE MEDICAL STAFF FOR THE OHIO STATE WRESTLING TEAM !

  45. WHEN MOSCOW MITCH PROTECTS THIS CRIMINAL PRESIDENT….AND WE HAVE THE FACTS TO SHOW HE IS A CRIMINAL…..FOLKS IN KENTUCKY NEED TO VOTE OUT MITCH COME NOV 2020 !!

  46. people need to understand that if this man says the wrong thing Trump will ruin his life.. But then again his life was ruined as soon as he worked for Trump..

  47. WHEN YOU'RE GUILTY….YOU DO ALL YOU CAN TO PREVENT THE TRUTH FROM COMING OUT….SEE TRUMP AND THE PEOPLE HE WONT LET TESTIFY…. LMAO !!

  48. "Quid pro quo" isnt the crime, it is the motive which clarifies the crime as corrupt in intent. I feel bad for how this NONrepublican president has misused his power to put Ukraine in such danger. Especially after the numerous invasions, violations of sovereignty, corrupting influences from Russia.

    Any one else remember some years ago when Russia withheld natural gas from Ukraine during a bitter winter? Or the theft of a legitimate, private Russian oil company by Putin & Associates? Or how Exxon was forced into a legal song and dance in order to continue doing business with the Russian oil business for arctic circle oil, only to have that one slender opening closed by yet another Russian military invasion into Ukraine? These guys are willing to fight for their own independence and freedom, and of all countries in the entire world, we are the ones behind them the most….and then our "so called" Republican president does this?

    It is time this president be unmasked as the fake Republican he is. Anyone who has stood by him has had to stand in defiance of truth and good sense. Anyone still standing by him is going to have to this for another year.

  49. PELOSI HAS THE GOP ON THE RUN…….YOU CAN THINK THE TRUTH INST REAL UNTIL ITS HEARD ON TV FROM REAL PATRIOTS …..

  50. Constitutional Protocol … !! Discovery Always Comes before Public Hearings … Why are Republicans Complaining About Procedure that They are Privy to …?? This is Political Theater in a very Dirty Form … Politicians Know that They Can Get Away with Nearly Anything because America is Deaf & Dumbed Down / Apathetic & Not Paying Attention … We Are Getting What We Deserve … America HAS Been Conned AGAIN … Wake Up … !! … … “Liberty cannot be preserved without a general knowledge among the people.”

    – John Adams

  51. The republican senators are stuck between an impeachment and an election .Their only way out seems to be impeach but not remove .The penalty being Trump can't run in 2020 ,or ever again.Then they can pick a strong candidate and still win the presidency.Americans love republican presidents .could work them.

  52. I wish those people in the bleachers at the rally secretly brought stickers that read 'I'd like you to do me a favor, though' then stuck them on the back of those stupid 'read the transcript' tshirts, then all turned around at the same time for the cameras.

  53. I get so mad when I hear any govt. official say they are NOT above the law. THE FACT IS THEY ARE. WE SEE IT EVERYDAY BEFORE OUR EYES. The reason they are lying to Congress and breaking all the rules and laws IS BECAUSE THEY GET AWAY WITH IT.
    They have no boundaries. They are unhinged and nobody holds them accountable. It doesn't work like that for ' We the People'
    as we are punished and fined for even the smallest infraction.

  54. Gordon Sondland is founder and chairman for Provenance hotels and cofounder of Aspen Capital just in case your in the Northwest and prefer not contributing to his business.

  55. The witnesses are dem. Hacks!! They worked for and supported Biden and Clinton. Here we go again. Pelosi and Schiff are ruining any chance of a Democratic win.

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