Donald Trump Is Getting Called Out for Accidentally Admitting the Real Reason He Fired Lt. Col. Vindman
Just two days after the Senate voted to acquit President Donald Trump in its impeachment trial, Trump began taking revenge against key figures who testified before the House Committee overseeing impeachment.
Trump started by firing Lieutenant Colonel Alexander Vindman.
Donald Trump Is Getting Mocked Hard After Photographer Captures His 'No Quid Pro Quo' Talking Points
Ambassador to the European Union, Gordon Sondland, testified before the House Intelligence Committee in what many saw as a damning testimony against President Donald Trump.
After further confirming there was, in fact, a quid pro quo instructed from the President through his personal lawyer and unofficial Ukraine diplomat Rudy Giuliani, Sondland also testified that those in the highest levels of Trump's administration, Vice President Mike Pence and Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, knew of his efforts.
President Donald Trump's personal lawyer, Rudy Giuliani, is fighting back after speculation that his efforts in Ukraine weren't to benefit Trump, but to benefit Giuliani's own interests.
However, his target is an unlikely one: Republican Counsel for the House Intelligence Committee, Stephen Castor.
Trump Claims His EU Ambassador Is 'Not a Man I Know Well' After Damning Testimony but People Brought the Receipts
Republicans on the House Intelligence Committee are scrambling after Ambassador to the European Union—Gordon Sondland—threw President Donald Trump under the bus with his testimony after many Trump allies expected him to side with the President.
Donald Trump himself is backtracking as well, saying to reporters shortly after Sondland's damning opening statement:
Trump's Ambassador to the EU Does a 180, Throws Donald Trump and Mike Pompeo Under the Bus on Ukraine 'Quid Pro Quo'
Ambassador to the European Union Gordon Sondland—a Republican appointed after donating $1 million to a Trump campaign committee—kicked Wednesday's round of public impeachment hearings off with not one, but several bombshells.
In a complete reversal of his prior defense of President Donald Trump, Sondland testified that a White House meeting and congressionally approved military aid were held up on the condition that Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky publicly announce an investigation into Trump's political rival, former Vice President Joe Biden.
Lawyer for Trump Ambassador Who Confirmed Quid Pro Quo Contradicts Trump's 'Doctored Transcripts' Claim
President Donald Trump deployed another attack against the ongoing impeachment inquiry in response to a slew of transcripts released from closed door testimonies to the committees overseeing the process.
Predictably, Trump decried the transcripts as fake news, claiming without evidence that they were "doctored" before urging Republicans on the committees to release their own transcripts.
Key Trump Defender Throws Trump Under the Bus in Revised Impeachment Testimony Admitting to 'Quid Pro Quo'
When the White House released a rough summary of President Donald Trump's damning phone call with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky, in which Trump asked Zelensky to investigate his possible 2020 rival, former Vice President Joe Biden, Republicans scrambled to defend Trump.
Their defense against the impeachment inquiry of Trump? There was no quid pro quo offered to Zelensky in exchange for investigating Biden.