CNN host Chris Cuomo tried to debunk President Donald Trump’s claim that he wouldn’t be able to hear someone else’s phone call unless it was on speakerphone, by calling his mother on a live CNN panel. The experiment failed.
David Holmes, counselor for political affairs at the U.S. embassy in Ukraine, testified during his impeachment hearing on Thursday that he overheard a phone call between Trump and Ambassador to the EU Gordon Sondland in which the president asked about investigations. Holmes told the House that Trump’s call with Sondland was so loud, the ambassador “winced.”
In response, the president claimed on Twitter that he had never “been able to hear or understand a conversation” from someone else’s call “which