“He [Zelenskiy] had to announce the investigations. He didn’t actually have to do them, as I understood it.”
That’s really huge admission.
Dr. Pamela Karlan, the Stanford law professor testifying today, got it so perfectly right, what Sondland’s statement implied. It was a smear campaign, not for the FBI or the Department of Justice, but for commentators on Fox news and Trump campaign rallies. Those dealing in alt-right sleaze conspiracies were all primed and ready to go.
CNN (Nov 21, 2019) The huge Gordon Sondland revelation almost everyone missed
Kudos to Chris Cillizza of CNN.