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General News    H3'ed 11/4/19

Ousted Ukraine ambassador Yovanovitch says she was told to tweet praise of Trump to save her job

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Marie Yovanovitch, the ousted U.S. ambassador to Ukraine, told House impeachment investigators last month that U.S. Ambassador to the European Union Gordon Sondland told her she should tweet out support or praise for President Donald Trump if she wanted to save her job. According to the transcript of Yovanovitch's interview, she asked Sondland for advice about how to handle an onslaught of criticism from conservative media and Donald Trump Jr. 'He said, 'You know, you need to go big or go home. You need to, you know, tweet out there that you support the president, and that all these are lies and everything else,'' she told the committees. 'It was advice that I did not see how I could implement in my role as an Ambassador, and as a Foreign Service officer.'
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