State Department Official David Holmes’ Impeachment Inquiry Testimony Released

David Holmes

On Monday evening, House committees released the transcript of a State Department official who testified in the impeachment inquiry Nov. 15 that he overheard the president tell the U.S. envoy to the EU that he was seeking political investigations from Ukraine’s president.

The official, David Holmes, said he overheard the July 26 call between Trump and Gordon Sondland, the the U.S. ambassador to the European Union, in which the president asked Sondland “about the investigations,” and Sondland replying that Ukrainians “were ready to move forward.”

Read the full deposition here:

Key excerpts: