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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Great for our President!
If the NYT thinks this is unwarranted “retribution,”
WTH DID THEY THINK OF THE TORTURE THAT THEY PUT THE PRESIDENT, HIS FAMILY, AND US...YES, ALL OF US WHO CARE.
The Times is no longer going to get away with their constant bias and hate. Okay, NYT, you hate President Trump...we get it.
NOW, BACK OFF.
“Fire 1/3 of all government workers based in DC.”
He can’t fire them, as they have civil service protection. So stop pushing that TRASH, pal.
(...of course we do have old military bases in Northern Alaska that may make nice places to relocate departments and personnel)
Wilf Blitzer said it’s a “sad day”.
I’ve already copied that to my computer.
Fair warning... LOL
Sweet!! He was redundant, because the EU is dead, anyway.
Rush made an interesting comment today in his first hour I believe. Was talking about his account of Tuesday in the WH Residence. Said something to the effect that Trump is well aware of the players and ‘things’ will take place. He wouldn’t elaborate further.
Sondland was trying to save his bacon. His initial testimony was favorable to POTUS. He was obviously threatened with financial ruin for himself and his wife’s business if he did not play ball for Team Impeachment.
Godfather Baptism Scene
In 1920 Sondland and Vindman would have been on their way to the gallows.
Yeah, and The New York Times calls it: “a campaign of retribution”.
“The week just gets better and better!”
It sure does! S-canning POS holdovers is just getting revved up. I’m nearly wetting myself over this week’s happenings.
Anybody got the list? We could start drawing lines through them.
Moose Jaw, Alaska sounds good.
Why would any of these hero apparatchiks want to sully themselves by working for this boob Trump?
Fire Eric Ciarmella or whatever his last name is too.
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