Skip to comments.Trump Fires Gordon Sondland Hours After Dismissing Impeachment Witness Alexander Vindman
Posted on 02/07/2020 3:59:49 PM PST by grayboots
President Trump and his aides wasted little time opening a campaign of retribution against those he blames for his impeachment, firing on Friday two of the most prominent witnesses in the inquiry against him barely 48 hours after the Senate acquitted the president.
Emboldened by his victory and determined to strike back, Mr. Trump fired Gordon D. Sondland, the ambassador to the European Union, within hours of the White House dismissing Lt. Col. Alexander S. Vindman, a decorated Iraq war veteran who was a Ukraine expert on the National Security Council. Both officials testified to a House committee about the presidents efforts to pressure Ukraine to help him against his domestic political rivals.
I was advised today that the president intends to recall me effective immediately as United States Ambassador to the European Union, Mr. Sondland said in a statement just hours after Colonel Vindmans dismissal. He expressed gratitude to Mr. Trump for having given me the opportunity to serve.
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ADIOS DIRT BAG
Drop those hammers Mr. President.
The week just gets better and better!
Trump should be firing Wray too.
Well hes on a roll God Bless him!!!
“Today I settle all family business.”
Fire every hold over from the previous administration. Fire 1/3 of all government workers based in DC. Then get down to the serious cutting.
The night of the Long knives.
Is it retribution? They testified against him in a failed impeachment case. They testified against the President of the United States in favor of his removal. Why would he want them to continue to serve at his pleasure? That makes no sense at all.
“Fire 1/3 of all government workers...”
Great idea. Like they were going to vote for him anyways.
Nope. No bias there.
Wish he could find a GREAT AG !!!! I thought Whittaker was doing a great job why cant we get him back in there!!!
Get the Obama turds out.
“Fire 1/3 of all government workers based in DC.”
At LEAST 1/3 of all government workers based in DC.
Vindman needs a court-martial for several UCMJ violations such as lying under oath, disrespect to the President, actions unbecoming of an officer and a gentleman and other violations due to his actual insubordination and conspiracy.
Just in case some democrat says how dare I attack a military hero, I am a 22 year retired US Air Force airman.
Sondland created a mess with his assumptions, but I must have missed actual wrongdoing on his part.
That said, he serves at the pleasure of the President as a representative of that President.
He cant fire them BUT he could transfer entire departments to different states and if they dont want to go BYE BYE!!!
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