Tim Morrison, the top Russia and Europe adviser on the National Security Council, told House investigators that Gordon Sondland, ambassador to the European Union, was acting at President Trump’s behest and spoke to a top Ukrainian official about exchanging military aid for political investigations. “His mandate from the president was to go make deals,” Morrison said of Sondland.
Saturday's testimony from Mark Sandy, who is the first employee of the Office of Management and Budget to testify in the House’s probe, appeared to confirm Democrats’ suspicions that the decision to withhold funds for Ukraine was a political one.
If anything defines the growing health gap between rural and urban America, it’s the rise of emergency telemedicine in the poorest, sickest, and most remote parts of the country, where the choice is increasingly to have a doctor on screen or no doctor at all. These physicians, often hundreds of miles away, work out of cubicles instead of exam rooms and never directly see or touch their patients.