A key witness in the impeachment inquiry — who works at the White House – may reportedly be removed from his post. On Sunday, National Security Adviser Robert O’Brien said Lieutenant Colonel Alexander Vindman and dozens of others working on the National Security Council will be reassigned back to the departments they came from.
Ukraine phone call
Testimonies from two key witnesses in the Democrats’ impeachment probe were released on Friday. The documents included transcripts from closed-door hearings with former White House official Fiona Hill and Lieutenant Colonel Alexander Vindman.
President Trump has announced he intends to prove to the American people that his phone conversation with Ukraine’s president was indeed proper and unimpeachable. During a Thursday interview, the president said he might read the transcript of the July 25th call live on television. The reading would be held as a fireside chat, recreating the famous broadcasts delivered by President Franklin Roosevelt.
A key witness in Democrats’ impeachment effort is claiming he was told not to talk about the phone call between the U.S. and Ukrainian presidents. A Friday Politico report said National Security Council official Alexander Vindman was given the advice by White House lawyer John Eisenberg.