Oct. 8, 2019: Sondland Blocked From Testifying; China Versus NBA

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The State Department has blocked Gordon Sondland, the U.S. ambassador to the European Union, from appearing in front of House committees on Tuesday with hours to spare. We speak with NPR's Claudia Grisales to answer the question: Who is Gordon Sondland? Also, China's state broadcaster canceled plans to show a pair of preseason NBA games in that country later this week after Houston Rockets general manager Daryl Morey tweeted support for anti-government protesters in Hong Kong. Host Jeremy Hobson speaks Here & Now's sports analyst Mike Pesca for the latest. That and more, in hour one of Here & Now's October 8, 2019 full broadcast. You can read and hear more at, follow us on Twitter and join the conversation on Facebook.

This program aired on October 8, 2019.


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