Mr. Giuliani’s requests were a quid pro quo for arranging a White House visit for President Zelensky. Mr. Giuliani demanded that Ukraine make a public statement announcing investigations into the 2016 election/DNC server and Burisma. Mr. Giuliani was expressing the desires of the President of the United States, and we knew that these investigations were important to the president.
~ US Ambassador to the EU Gordon Sondland, during testimony at the impeachment hearing on November 20th ~
And please forgive me a moment of snarkiness, but as Ambassador Sondland blamed his numerous memory lapses on the fact that he’s not a note taker, perhaps Mr. Trump, who apparently is quite skilled, could give him some pointers.