Vindman lodged an alert after hearing Trump make his now infamous phone call to new Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky in July past year, demanding a probe into Democratic presidential opponent Joe Biden.
"Well, that's what they've done over the years", Trump said. During that call, Trump allegedly asked Zelenskiy to open an investigation into the Ukraine-based business dealings of both former Vice President Joe Biden and his son, Hunter, in exchange for approximately $400 million in security aid. "LTC Vindman told the truth under oath".
National security adviser Robert O'Brien said retaliation was not the impetus for Vindman's removal, during remarks to the Atlantic Council Tuesday.
Answering a claim by some of Trump's supporters - and Trump himself - that the measure sends a signal of weakness to Iran and other potential adversaries, Kaine said the opposite was true. "The only one that ran was this one", he said, referring to Vindman.
Trump also offered new insights into his feelings about being impeached, saying it made him think about the "dark" days when Richard Nixon resigned over the Watergate scandal before his own likely impeachment. "First of all, he reported a false call that wasn't what was said on the call...what was said on the call was totally appropriate and I call it a ideal call". "And Fiona and others had raised concerns about Alex's judgment".
"The only one, this guy ran and said he didn't like the call", Trump said, referring to Vindman.
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"I think generally the president is happy if he's got some of his aides with him when he's making those calls". "He went and told his boss what he just heard".
Trump has promised a veto and there is not expected to be enough support in the Senate to muster the two-thirds majority to override it. Republicans in the chamber hold 53 of the 100 seats and rarely vote against the president.
Census: "With the start of the 2020 census just a month away for most U.S. residents, the U.S. Census Bureau is behind in recruiting workers and establishing partnerships with civic groups, and it is at risk of missing some informational technology testing goals, according to a report released Wednesday".
That's according to four White House officials and Republicans close to the West Wing who were not authorized to speak publicly about private conversations.
"It's really a privilege to work in the White House. 'This is not normal and it is not right, and it is risky territory for the rule of law, '" he said citing a Washington Post editorial from former federal prosecutor Chuck Rosenberg.
The resignations raise questions over whether Trump had at least indirectly exerted his will on a Justice Department he often views as an arm of the White House. "First of all, that's very insubordinate".
Manchin, a conservative Democrat, has been known to cross party lines.
Vindman was scheduled to leave the council over the summer, so the ousting effectively ended his detail to the council early.
Les ministres européens de la Santé se sont donné rendez-vous jeudi à Bruxelles pour se pencher sur le sujet. Ces augmentations spectaculaires s'expliquent notamment par le changement de définition d'un cas de Covid-19.
Yeah, he straight up accused her of marrying him just so he would pay her bills. 'I paid... [her] bills since she was broke. Despite the ugly relationship they have now, Jon still wants Pamela to be part of the movie he is currently working on.
He spent 2005-08 with the Browns - the first three as defensive backs coach and the fourth as defensive coordinator. Tucker, 48, has one season of college football head coaching experience, a 5-7 campaign at Colorado last season.
Shai Gilgeous-Alexander is averaging 19.5 points and 6.1 rebounds while Dennis Schroder is averaging 19.2 points and 4.1 assists. The New Orleans Pelicans are averaging 115.7 points on 46 percent shooting and allowing 117.2 points on 46.5 percent shooting.
A new film is being made, exploring the possibility that Tupac faked his own death and is living in New Mexico . Boss revealed that he wants he Tupac fans to see the film and decide whether they believe the conspiracy or not.
Agée de 39 ans, la sœur d'Alexandra Lamy et son compagnon, Thomas Sabatier, sont les parents de Léo, né en juin 2016. Nul doute que son clan, déjà très soudé, saura lui apporter tout le soutien dont Audrey Lamy a besoin.
World Health Organization chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus made the announcement speaking to journalists in Geneva . The announcement came during the World Health Organization daily media briefing on the current COVID-19 epidemic.
Team captain Steven Stamkos (lower-body injury) was scratched, and Mathieu Joseph was recalled from Syracuse of the AHL. Kucherov extended his point streak to 11 games, during which he has 10 tallies and 10 assists.
Japan's emissions fell by 45 million tonnes, or around 4 per cent, as output from recently restarted nuclear reactors increased. However, even if we're well-aware of all those facts, the global emissions have continued to increase/yearly.
Tiger is two under after Round 1 of Genesis Invitational
In hindsight, the front-nine ball striking display was particularly impressive given Woods' lack of preparation for the week. But the back nine was a battle all the way, starting with a tee shot into the left rough at the 10th.