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    Marie YovanovitchMarie YovanovitchCheney clashes with Trump Voters must strongly reject the president's abuses by voting him out this November Bolton book puts spotlight on Pompeo-Trump relationship MORE, the former U.S. ambassador to Ukraine and a key witness in President TrumpDonald John TrumpKimberly Guilfoyle reports being asymptomatic and 'feeling really pretty good' after COVID-19 diagnosis Biden...
    Washington — Defense Secretary Mark Esper on Thursday defended using National Guard soldiers to support law enforcement agencies in handling civil unrest triggered by the killing of George Floyd, saying it was a better alternative than using active-duty forces as President Donald Trump had threatened. Esper's stance is at odds with Trump, who had spoken...
    Esper drew Trump's ire for telling a Pentagon news conference that he opposed invoking the Insurrection Act to permit the president to use the armed forces to put down domestic civil unrest. Esper said he saw no need for such an extreme measure, a clear counterpoint to Trump's threat to use force. Esper also made...
    Madison Summers July 9, 2020 0 Comments Democratic lawmakers are taking a swipe at President Donald Trump following the announcement from Lt. Col. Alexander Vindman of his retirement from the U.S. military. Vindman, who was a witness during the impeachment hearings, made the news known on Wednesday, where his lawyer also wrote in a...
    Rep. Adam SchiffAdam Bennett SchiffDemocrats hit Trump for handling of Russian bounty allegations after White House briefing Voters must strongly reject the president's abuses by voting him out this November Democrats face tough questions with Bolton MORE (D-Calif.), one of the House Democrats who led the impeachment inquiry into President TrumpDonald John TrumpKimberly Guilfoyle reports...
    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Pentagon’s top leaders are going before Congress for the first time in months to face a long list of controversies, including their differences with President Donald Trump over the handling of protests near the White House last month during unrest triggered by the killing of George Floyd in police hands. The...
    By ROBERT BURNS and LOLITA C. BALDOR, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — The Pentagon's top leaders are going before Congress for the first time in months to face a long list of controversies, including their differences with President Donald Trump over the handling of protests near the White House last month during unrest triggered by...
    Elizabeth Warren did not pull any punches on Twitter tonight when she called out President Donald Trump as a failure in a series of tweets. She also implored voters in the United States to vote him out to help save the democracy while comparing him to a dictatorship over the news of Lt. Col. Vindman’s...
    Lt. Col. Alexander Vindman, who testified against President Trump during his impeachment last year, is retiring from the military. “Today I officially requested retirement from the US Army, an organization I love. My family and I look forward to the next chapter of our lives,” Vindman tweeted on Wednesday morning. Today I officially requested retirement...
    Sen. Tammy Duckworth (D-IL) announced Wednesday she will continue to hold 1,123 military promotions until she gets answers on Lt. Col. Alexander Vindman’s promotion, despite him choosing to retire. Last week, Duckworth announced she would block Senate confirmation of 1,123 senior military officers until Defense Secretary Mark Esper confirmed in writing that he would not...
    Savannah Rychcik July 8, 2020 0 Comments Sen. Tammy Duckworth (D-Ill.) is prepared to block over 1,000 military promotions until Defense Secretary Mark Esper provides her a “transparent accounting” of Lt. Col. Alexander Vindman’s situation. She had previously vowed to block the nominations until Esper confirmed in writing that he would not block the promotion of Vindman. Vindman,...
    During the House impeachment inquiry against President Donald Trump last year, Lt. Col. Alexander Vindman was hailed by many as a hero while being vilified by the president and his allies. Trump fired Vindman from his position on the National Security Council in February, and now, Vindman is retiring from the U.S. Army after 21...
    Lt. Col. Alexander Vindman, a key witness in President Donald Trump's impeachment trial, announced his military retirement on Wednesday. What are the details? Vindman said that his future in the military would "forever be limited" due to political retaliation by Trump and his allies, according to his attorney, David Pressman. ...
    Senator Tammy Duckwroth (D- IL) recently said she would hold up over 1000 military promotions until receiving confirmation directly from Defense Secretary Mark Esper that the promotion of Lt. Col. Alexander Vindman would not be blocked. Vindman, of course, was one of the most notable witnesses in the president’s impeachment trial. Duckworth wrote that...
    Lt. Col. Alexander Vindman testifying before the House Intelligence Committee on November 19, 2019. While John Bolton sat back and contemplated his huge book advance, and even larger supply of personal cowardice, those who had served under him demonstrated both bravery and dedication to the Constitution in coming forward to testify in the impeachment of...
    Lieutenant Colonel Alexander Vindman, who testified against President Donald Trump during his impeachment inquiry, has announced his retirement from the Army, citing “bullying” from the president, CNN reported. In a Wednesday afternoon tweet, Vindman simply stated that he is retiring from the military, but didn’t provide any additional context. Today I officially requested retirement from...
    By Jill Colvin | Associated Press WASHINGTON — Lt. Col. Alexander Vindman, a national security aide who played a central role in President Donald Trump’s impeachment case, announced his retirement from the Army on Wednesday in a scathing statement that accused the president of running a “campaign of bullying, intimidation, and retaliation.” The statement from...
    National Security Council Director for European Affairs Alexander Vindman arrives for a closed-door deposition at the US Capitol in Washington, DC on October 29, 2019.Mandel Ngan | AFP | Getty Images WASHINGTON — The U.S. Army lieutenant colonel who provided lawmakers with some of the most damaging testimony during President Donald Trump's impeachment proceedings submitted...
    Bradley Cortright July 8, 2020 0 Comments One of House Democrats’ witnesses in their impeachment probe of President Donald Trump is resigning from the military, claiming his future will be “forever limited” due to his testimony in the House of Representatives last year. On Wednesday, Lt. Col. Alexander Vindman shared the news of his...
    Lt. Col. Alexander Vindman, a key impeachment witness against President Trump, retired from the Army Wednesday, with his lawyer citing "a campaign of bullying, intimidation and retaliation" for limiting his military career. Vindman marked his retirement by tweeting a picture of himself in a rumpled plaid shirt working on a laptop -- a stark contrast to the many photos of him...
    Lt. Col. Alexander Vindman, who testified earlier than a Home committee investigating President Trump’s name to Ukraine, is ending his 21-year profession with the US Military, his lawyer mentioned Wednesday. Vindman has been the goal of “bullying, intimidation, and retaliation” by the president and his allies after he testified earlier than the Home Intelligence...
    Lt. Col. Alexander Vindman, who testified before a House committee investigating President Trump’s call to Ukraine, is ending his 21-year career with the US Army, his lawyer said Wednesday. Vindman has been the target of “bullying, intimidation, and retaliation” by the president and his allies after he testified before the House Intelligence Committee last November,...
    Sign up for our COVID-19 newsletter to stay up-to-date on the latest coronavirus news throughout New York City BY PHIL STEWART AND IDREES ALI Former White House aide Alexander Vindman, a key figure in the impeachment of President Donald Trump, said on Wednesday he was retiring from the Army after suffering what his attorney...
    By JILL COLVIN, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Lt. Col. Alexander Vindman, the national security aide who played a central role in President Donald Trump's impeachment case, announced his retirement from the Army Wednesday in a scathing statement that accused the president of running a “campaign of bullying, intimidation, and retaliation.” The statement from attorney...
    By Phil Stewart and Idrees Ali WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Former White House aide Alexander Vindman, a key figure in the impeachment of President Donald Trump, said on Wednesday he was retiring from the Army after suffering what his attorney described as campaign of "bullying, intimidation, and retaliation" by Trump. Vindman, an Army lieutenant colonel who...
    Lt. Col. Alexander Vindman, the national security aide who played a central role in President Donald Trump's impeachment case, announced his retirement from the Army on Wednesday in a scathing statement that accused the president of running a "campaign of bullying, intimidation, and retaliation."  The statement from attorney David Pressman said Vindman was leaving the...
    WASHINGTON (AP) — Lt. Col. Alexander Vindman, the national security aide who played a central role in President Donald Trump’s impeachment case, announced his retirement from the Army Wednesday in a scathing statement that accused the president of running a “campaign of bullying, intimidation, and retaliation.” The statement from attorney David Pressman said Vindman was...
    A senior official fired from the White House after testifying against Donald Trump in his impeachment trial has quit the military. Lt Col Alexander Vindman was the victim of a "campaign of bullying, intimidation and retaliation" by the president, his lawyer said. Lt Col Vindman's "concern" over a phone call between Mr Trump and Ukraine's...
    Lt. Col. Alexander Vindman, who was a key witness in the impeachment inquiry into President Trump last year, will retire from the military, he announced in a tweet. "Today I officially requested retirement from the US Army, an organization I love," Vindman wrote Wednesday. Today I officially requested retirement from the US Army, an organization...
    Lt. Col. Alexander Vindman, a key witness in House Democrats’ impeachment inquiry against President Donald Trump, announced his retirement from the U.S. military on Wednesday, blaming Trump for shortening his military career. Vindman, a Purple Heart recipient in the Iraq War, had worked at the National Security Council (NSC) and heard the telephone call between...
    Lt. Col. Alexander Vindman, a key witness in the proceedings that led to President Donald Trump’s impeachment, will retire from the U.S. Army. Former Ambassador David Pressman, Vindman’s attorney, told CNN Wednesday that he believes his client is a victim of political retaliation from the White House. (RELATED: Everything You Need To Know About Alexander...
    A new report says Lt. Col. Alexander Vindman will retire from the army after months of “retaliation” against him by President Donald Trump and his allies. As the Director for European Affairs for the United States National Security Council, Vindman was a significant witness months ago when he testified before Congress as part of...
    A key witness in the impeachment investigation of President Trump is retiring from the U.S. Army after more than two decades of service, citing political retaliation by Trump and his allies. Lt. Col. Alexander Vindman endured a "campaign of bullying, intimidation, and retaliation" after his impeachment testimony and his future in the military "will...
    Lt. Col. Alexander VindmanAlexander VindmanDuckworth to block military confirmations until Esper proves Vindman will be promoted Voters must strongly reject the president's abuses by voting him out this November Trump pick for pandemic response watchdog pledges independence amid Democratic skepticism MORE, who testified in the impeachment inquiry into President TrumpDonald John TrumpNew Jersey incumbents steamroll...
    (CNN)Lt. Col. Alexander Vindman, a key witness in President Donald Trump's impeachment inquiry, is retiring from the US Army after more than 21 years of military service because he determined that his future in the armed forces "will forever be limited" due to political retaliation by the President and his allies, his lawyer told CNN...
    Senate Armed Services Committee member Rick Scott slammed colleague Tammy Duckworth for reportedly holding up more than 1,000 military promotions until the White House promises not to deny promotion to Army Lt. Col. Alexander Vindman. “It’s unacceptable that Senator Duckworth is willing to hold up important military confirmations and play politics with our men and...
    John Bolton wasn’t in “The Room Where It Happened.” I was. The room where it happened was the room in which courageous public servants — including several from Bolton’s staff — gave testimony to hold a corrupt president accountable. Rep. Eric Swalwell (AP Photo/Alex Brandon) So, it makes me heartsick to see Bolton cashing in on...
    Democratic Illinois Sen. Tammy Duckworth said Thursday that she would block over 1100 military promotions unless Defense Secretary Mark Esper allowed LTC Alexander Vindman’s promotion. Duckworth issued a statement vowing to hold up the promotions of some 1123 senior military officers — by blocking their confirmation votes in the Senate — unless Esper “confirms in...
    Sen. Tammy Duckworth (D-IL) announced Thursday that she would block the promotions of 1,123 senior military officers until Defense Secretary Mark Esper promises that he will promote Army Lt. Col. Alexander Vindman, who is believed to have communicated with the “whistleblower” that sparked Trump’s impeachment. Her office called the move “unprecedented” but said it came...
    Washington (CNN)Democratic Sen. Tammy Duckworth of Illinois announced on Thursday that she is blocking Senate confirmation of 1,123 senior US Armed Forces promotions until she receives assurances that the promotion of Lt. Col. Alexander Vindman, a key witness in President Donald Trump's impeachment inquiry, won't be blocked. Duckworth, a combat veteran who serves on the...
    Illinois Sen. Tammy Duckworth is planning to block more than 1,100 military promotions unless impeachment witness Lt. Col. Alexander Vindman is promoted. Duckworth, a Democrat, notified Defense Secretary Mark Esper on Thursday that she intends to block 1,123 pending military promotions unless she receives confirmation that Vindman has been promoted or is on track...
    Sen. Tammy Duckworth, D-Ill., on Thursday announced her intention to block Senate confirmations for 1,123 senior U.S. Armed Forces promotions until Defense Secretary Mark Esper confirms he will not block the "expected and deserved" promotion of Army Lt. Col. Alexander Vindman. Vindman, an Iraq War veteran, served on the White House National Security Council and was thrust...
    Sen. Tammy DuckworthLadda (Tammy) Tammy DuckworthLiberal veterans group urges Biden to name Duckworth VP Trump faces bipartisan calls for answers on Russian-offered bounties The Hill's Morning Report - Presented by Facebook - Dems, GOP dig in on police reform ahead of House vote MORE (D-Ill.) announced Thursday that she is blocking the Senate confirmation of...
    Washington — Democratic Senator Tammy Duckworth, a combat veteran from Illinois, announced Thursday she plans to block more than 1,100 military promotions until she receives confirmation from Defense Secretary Mark Esper that he will not block an expected promotion for the Army officer who was a key witness in President Trump's impeachment proceedings. Duckworth said...
    He testified against Trump during impeachment, which caused Trump to publicly denigrate him and demand retaliation against him. Most Americans last heard of Lt. Col. Alexander Vindman when Donald Trump had both him and his uninvolved twin brother forcibly escorted out of the White House in overt retaliation for Vindman's testimony to House impeachment investigators. Vindman spoke of...
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