The Associated Press has deleted a tweet which falsely claimed Ambassador Sondland and President Trump contradicted each other over the defunct “quid pro quo” narrative in the Ukraine Impeachment hearings.

At 12:08PM EST, the official Associated Press Twitter account issued a tweet which said: “Contradicting the testimony of his own ambassador, President Trump says he wanted “nothing from Ukriane [sic] and says the #ImpeachmentHearings should be brought to an end”.

In fact, Ambassador Sondland said outright that Trump wanted nothing from Ukraine, and that there was no quid pro quo expressly ordered to him by the President.

AP was taken to task over their lie by Congressman Mark Meadows and the 2020 Trump campaign team:

Here are Sondland’s words:

AP made no statement or apology, nor clarification for their deeply erroneous message.

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