FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
Wednesday, November 20, 2019
NEW YORK — In response to the shocking testimony from E.U. Ambassador Gordon Sondland before House impeachment investigators, Stand Up America Founder and President Sean Eldridge released the following statement:
“Today’s explosive testimony from Ambassador Sondland provided clear evidence that Donald Trump ordered government officials to withhold a White House meeting and military aid to pressure Ukraine into investigating his political rival.
“Sondland confirmed under oath that there were multiple examples of a quid pro quo and that Donald Trump directed it all. Republicans are out of excuses. Trump used military aid to solicit a bribe—interference in the 2020 election—from Ukraine.
“No one is above the law, including the President. Republicans must uphold their oath to defend our Constitution by voting to impeach and remove Donald Trump.”
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About Stand Up America
Stand Up America is a progressive advocacy organization with over two million community members across the country. Focused on grassroots advocacy to strengthen our democracy and oppose Trump’s corrupt agenda, Stand Up America has driven over 875,000 phone calls to lawmakers and mobilized tens of thousands of protestors across the country.
Earlier this year, Stand Up America launched a nationwide campaign demanding that Congress begin a formal impeachment inquiry, which included driving over 185,000 constituent calls to representatives from every congressional district in the country, a volunteer-driven peer-to-peer texting program that contacted 300,000 constituents in over 70 congressional districts, and other innovative digital organizing tactics.