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Sen. Tammy Duckworth finally lifts her block against 1,123 military promotions after reassurances that Alexander Vindman was not retaliated against by the Army

Democratic Sen. Tammy Duckworth of Illinois lifted her hold against the promotions of over 1,000 military service members, following the Defence Department’s confirmation that it had officially approved of Lt. Col. Alexander Vindman’s tentative promotion. “I’m glad the Department of Defence was finally able to set the record straight that […]
Sen. Tammy Duckworth finally lifts her block against 1,123 military promotions after reassurances that Alexander Vindman was not retaliated against by the Army
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Sen. Tammy Duckworth says she will block military promotions until Trump’s defence secretary explains the ‘disgraceful situation’ that led Lt. Col. Alexander Vindman to retire

Democratic Sen. Tammy Duckworth said she would continue to block over 1,000 senior military promotions until Pentagon leaders explain the “disgraceful situation” that saw key impeachment witness Lt. Col. Alexander Vindman retire from the military Wednesday. Vindman’s lawyer said he decided to retire in response to a White House “campaign […]
Sen. Tammy Duckworth says she will block military promotions until Trump’s defence secretary explains the ‘disgraceful situation’ that led Lt. Col. Alexander Vindman to retire
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Former chief of staff John Kelly came out swinging in defence of Lt. Col. Alexander Vindman, saying ‘he did exactly what we teach them to do from cradle to grave’

President Donald Trump’s former chief of staff, John Kelly, issued a broad rebuke of the president on Wednesday. Kelly broke with Trump over the president’s firing of Lt. Col. Alexander Vindman, the White House’s former Ukraine expert who testified against the president as part of his impeachment inquiry after being […]
Former chief of staff John Kelly came out swinging in defence of Lt. Col. Alexander Vindman, saying ‘he did exactly what we teach them to do from cradle to grave’
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Trump retweets @SexCounseling Twitter account praising him

President Donald Trump on Monday retweeted a Twitter account with the handle @SexCounseling. In the tweet, the user praised Trump, writing, “The people are happy with President Trump and they see how poorly he is being treated.” Trump has spent the past several days in vengeance mode as he rails […]
Trump retweets @SexCounseling Twitter account praising him
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Alexander Vindman’s lawyer has hit back at Trump, accusing him of waging a ‘campaign of intimidation’ against impeachment witnesses

David Pressman, an attorney for Lt. Col. Alexander Vindman has responded to President Donald Trump’s attack on the key impeachment witness. Pressman accused the president of making “obviously false statements” about Vindman, and of waging a “campaign of intimidation.” Trump had on Twitter on Saturday accused attacked Vindman’s record, and […]
Alexander Vindman’s lawyer has hit back at Trump, accusing him of waging a ‘campaign of intimidation’ against impeachment witnesses
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‘He’s trying to muzzle everyone’: National security veterans were shaken by Trump’s decision to ‘purge’ witnesses who testified against him

President Donald Trump sent shockwaves through Washington on Friday when he abruptly fired two key impeachment witnesses and a third official who wasn’t involved in the impeachment inquiry but is related to one of the witnesses. National security and intelligence veterans were stunned. A current FBI special agent characterised Trump’s […]
‘He’s trying to muzzle everyone’: National security veterans were shaken by Trump’s decision to ‘purge’ witnesses who testified against him