Amigos Adjacent: Sondland's logic remains fuzzy

Apparently Sondland did more perjury yesterday, aided by Tim Morrison, as this tweet thread by Susan Simpson reveals. Perhaps if supporting materials weren’t being withheld, we could “get to the bottom of it”. Trump’s dramatic reading is simply another audition tape for the Masked Singer. The Gordon problem continues, much like his and Volker’s bogus…

Gordon Sondland's instant metamorphosis into a coffee boy

Donald Trump, his voice modulated to drown out the helicopter rotors and the shrieking shame goblins in his head, made a statement this morning on the White House lawn. Summary: I WANT NOTHING! I WANT NOTHING! And who the fuck is Gordon Sondland? Yes, as you almost certainly predicted, Trump doesn’t know Sondland very well,…

Sondland and the Fifth: he's already waived it

It is less likely that Gordon Sondland will plead the Fifth but might seek immunity as he faces perjury, among other things. “Mob boss blaming underling”. ICYMI: Can Gordon Sondland invoke the Fifth Amendment? #MTPDaily @BarbMcQuade: "He's likely already waived that privilege. … If you have talked about the subject matter you have waived it…

Two of Three Amigos: Volker/Sondland transcripts from House depositions

The Gordon Sondland and Kurt Volker transcripts from House depositions are available: Read Gordon Sondland’s testimony here: intelligence.house.gov/uploadedfiles/… Read Kurt Volker’s testimony here: intelligence.house.gov/uploadedfiles/… (CNN) House Democrats on Tuesday released excerpts of the transcripts of their closed-door depositions with former US Special Envoy for Ukraine Kurt Volker and US Ambassador to the European Union Gordon…

Musical Bag-holding: Pence, Sondland, and others don't want to be the scapegoat

Coming home to roost, no one wants to be caught being the scapegoat for the obvious movement toward impeachment. The music will stop, and there aren’t enough chairs. Neal Katyal says the House committees “have the goods” to move forward. Even Steve Bannon thinks Nancy Pelosi “will impeach the President”. MAYBE because Pence knows they're right?…