said to have grabbed him by the ear and told him to come clean and maybe save his own skin.
That's reminiscent of John Dean, who'd wife freaked out upon finding she was sleeping with a crook. Actually, they were all an interesting bunch- boy scouts at heart who thought that serving a crooked President was patriotic.
There isn't of course, a single individual left in the DD Admin with a shred of integrity- which will serve much better in the cover up and stonewall effort.
BTW, sounds like Sondland must fear his wife because he's said to be singing like a trained canary.