Army Lt. Col Alexander Vindman was escorted off the White House grounds and dismissed from the National Security Council Friday afternoon, according to reports. His twin brother Army Lt. Col. Yevgeny Vindman, who served as a lawyer on the NSC was also fired and left with Alex.
President Trump continued to drain the swamp as of last Friday he fired Gordon Sondland, the U.S. ambassador to the European Union, just hours after firing Lt. Col. Alexander Vindman, the National Security Council official who testified at House impeachment proceedings against the commander-in-chief.
Like Vindman, Sondland testified at the impeachment proceedings.
But it seems that this isn’t the end.
Officials confirmed that Trump and national security adviser Robert O’Brien have cut 70 positions inherited from former President Barack Obama, who had fattened the staff to 200.
Many were loaners from other agencies and have been sent back. Others left government work.
The NSC, which is the president’s personal staff, was rocked when a “whistleblower” leveled charges that led to Trump’s impeachment.
….was given a horrendous report by his superior, the man he reported to, who publicly stated that Vindman had problems with judgement, adhering to the chain of command and leaking information. In other words, “OUT”.
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) February 8, 2020
Unable to accept their stinging rejection of the sham impeachment and Trump’s desire to be surrounded by people who he can trust, the Democrats are determined to gin-up the basis of a second impeachment before the election.
Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer has sent letters to 74 inspectors general calling for a probe into Trump’s firing of the Ukrainian twins as well as U.S. Ambassador to the European Union Gordon Sondland.
They may be incapable of governing and even counting the votes but when it comes to investigations, the Dems have fully embraced the Soviet model.
This is the #DailyLie today from President Trump.
I will say it again and again and again:
LTC Vindman is a patriot.
He’s living up to his oath to protect and defend our Constitution.
This action is only a show of weakness from the president. https://t.co/TLpQdEKKhu
— Chuck Schumer (@SenSchumer) February 8, 2020
As Politico reported Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer is asking that every agency inspector general investigate retaliation against whistleblowers who report presidential misconduct, after the firing of Lt. Col. Alexander Vindman from the National Security Council.
Schumer’s letters to 74 inspectors general, which will be sent Monday, comes after Vindman, a star witness in the House impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump, was removed from his position at the White House on Friday, along with his twin, Lt. Col. Yevgeny Vindman, an ethics lawyer at the NSC. Both brothers are active-duty Army officers and were reassigned to the Pentagon.
Gordon Sondland, ambassador to the European Union and another key witness, was also recalled from his post.
In a letter to Acting Inspector General Glenn Fine at the Defense Department, Schumer described the NSC firings as “part of a dangerous, growing pattern of retaliation against those who report wrongdoing only to find themselves targeted by the President and subject to his wrath and vindictiveness.”
This is comical! Schumer is at the center of the weakest impeachment debacle in history, a presentation of lies, schemes, and parodies performed by his cohort in the House, Adam Schiff. The embarrassment all of them must be feeling has now sent them over the edge thinking they can tell the President who he must have working for him in the White House!
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