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David Holmes, a State Department aide, reportedly confirmed in his closed-door testimony Friday that he overheard a conversation between President Trump and U.S. Ambassador to the European Union Gordon Sondland regarding their efforts to convince Ukraine to open investigations that could politically benefit the president.
Holmes said he overheard Sondland on July 26 tell Trump that Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky would do “anything you ask him to,” and that he confirmed Kyiv was going to “do the investigation.”
The article goes on to state the following:
“Sondland told Trump that Zelensky ‘loves your ass,'” Holmes said, according to a copy of his opening statement obtained by CNN. “I then heard President Trump ask, ‘So, he’s gonna do the investigation?’ Ambassador Sondland replied that ‘he’s gonna do it,’ adding that President Zelensky will do ‘anything you ask him to.'”
Holmes reportedly claimed that Trump was speaking loudly and he overheard the conversation.