Diplomat told that Ukraine aid held up for corruption probe

MARY CLARE JALONICK and LISA MASCARO Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — House investigators released more transcripts Tuesday in the impeachment inquiry of President Donald Trump, including hundreds of pages of testimony from two top diplomats deeply involved in the Ukraine matter. Kurt Volker, the former special envoy to Ukraine, and Gordon Sondland, the U.S. ambassador to the European Union, were involved in White House policy toward Ukraine and aware of the July 25 phone call between Trump and Ukraine President Volodymyr Zelenskiy that's central to the impeachment inquiry. Sondland revised his testimony in his transcript, acknowledging that he understood by September that American aid to Ukraine was linked to the Ukrainians making a public statement promising to investigate corru
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