Democrats to subpoena ambassador blocked from testifying by Trump – live

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House committee chairs request testimony and documents from Gordon Sondland and say of White House: ‘We consider this obstruction’

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That’s it from me today. My west coast colleague, Maanvi Singh, will take over the blog for the next few hours.

Here’s where the day stands so far:

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The White House is expected to issue a letter today effectively declaring war on House Democrats’ impeachment inquiry, per a New York Times reporter.

Letter is expected to stop short of calling for a formal vote on opening inquiry for impeachment, something someHouse Republicans weren’t comfortable with, per person briefed.

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Source: theguardian