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Posted By: Hazymac, 2/7/2020 5:11:31 PM

Lt. Col. Alexander Vindman, who made waves as a witness during the Trump impeachment proceedings, was fired Friday by the National Security Council and escorted off of the White House grounds, Fox News has confirmed. Vindman was on detail to the National Security Council from the Department of Defense, and it is expected he will return there. It comes just two days after President Trump was acquitted in the Senate on the impeachment charges brought by the House last year over his dealings with Ukraine. In a lengthy statement, Vindman’s attorney, David Pressman, confirmed that Vindman had been escorted out of the White House on Friday. “There is no question

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Reply 1 - Posted by: Nashman 2/7/2020 5:14:52 PM (No. 311308)
Hot dog!! I love our President. No fear, baby.
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Reply 2 - Posted by: DVC 2/7/2020 5:17:32 PM (No. 311311)
More winning. A news reader said something about 'the Pentagon welcoming him back and "he will be protected from any retribution" '. He needs some serious career retribution for his traitorous, corrupt actions. And why not his damned brother, too? Both need to be doing latrine cleanlness surveys in Alaska and maybe in a base in Iraq somewhere.
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Reply 3 - Posted by: hisself 2/7/2020 5:18:09 PM (No. 311313)
When command loses confidence or trust in a subordinate, it is time to reassign that subordinate! Vindman is not to be trusted!
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Reply 4 - Posted by: earlybird 2/7/2020 5:25:00 PM (No. 311316)
It appears that they are treating this like the reduction in force at NSC that was talked about rather than an outright firing. Vindman will apparently return to the DoD, which had detailed him to the NSC. No mention of where twin brother might land, but neither will be in the WH. Good.
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Reply 5 - Posted by: john56 2/7/2020 5:26:30 PM (No. 311320)
I trust that since Lt Col Vindman, long may he wave, has been sitting in an empty room in the WH sub-sub-basement since his shenanigans in front of the Schiff Show.
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Reply 6 - Posted by: Urgent Fury 2/7/2020 5:26:50 PM (No. 311321)
This guy was still at the WH today?!
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Reply 7 - Posted by: Bur Oak 2/7/2020 5:33:37 PM (No. 311327)
His next post ought to be Diego Garcia in the Indian Ocean.
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Reply 8 - Posted by: rinohunter 2/7/2020 5:35:02 PM (No. 311329)
OK Mr. Vickman now you can go hook up with that other "honorable", "upright", "deeply introspective" jackwad Willard M. Romulus aka Romney! Two of the most despicable creatures I've ever read about. Now for Nads Nadler and Bugeye Schiff, despicable is too kind of an adjective for those two low-lifes.
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Reply 9 - Posted by: XCenturion 2/7/2020 5:38:18 PM (No. 311333)
Remember this army officer leaked information to the so-called whistle blower, who in turn contacted Adam Schiff. Good riddance Lt Col Vindictive hopefully your brother will be shown the door next!
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Reply 10 - Posted by: Amanoftwistsandturns 2/7/2020 5:40:50 PM (No. 311337)
He has been sitting at a desk too long . For an infantry officer he is fat and out of shape. He needs to lose that double chin.
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Reply 11 - Posted by: Gabula 2/7/2020 5:58:47 PM (No. 311352)
I've search my house and every closet this afternoon and couldn't find my violin. Good riddance. Gabula Pray for Rush
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Reply 12 - Posted by: Mushroom 2/7/2020 6:08:18 PM (No. 311365)
When was his last remote tour? Looks like it's time for him to act like he's in the Army.
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Reply 13 - Posted by: Dodge Boy 2/7/2020 6:10:33 PM (No. 311370)
Good. Don't forget to can his twin brother, Mr. Preside t.
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Reply 14 - Posted by: Lawsy0 2/7/2020 6:27:06 PM (No. 311383)
Shout Hallelujah, come on get happy, Get ready for the judgment day.
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Reply 15 - Posted by: clayusmcret 2/7/2020 6:31:27 PM (No. 311385)
Future new administrations should use this as the golden example of why when an opposing party takes over the White House, they need to purge 100% of the existing staff. Find them equivalent pay positions elsewhere in the government if they're permanent government personnel, but get them out of the White House and Executive Building. Otherwise they'll spend years having to watch their backs against political traitors.
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Reply 16 - Posted by: droopydog 2/7/2020 7:08:10 PM (No. 311417)
Heard the brother is gone too.
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Reply 17 - Posted by: pixelero 2/7/2020 7:08:41 PM (No. 311420)
Wow. Actual consequences bordering on justice.
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Reply 18 - Posted by: NYbob 2/7/2020 7:10:34 PM (No. 311422)
Great start. now let's roll!
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Reply 19 - Posted by: John Farson 2/7/2020 7:15:06 PM (No. 311425)
A 13 month tour on the DMZ in South Korea. Next week.
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Reply 20 - Posted by: Quigley 2/7/2020 7:15:31 PM (No. 311426)
I wonder if plastic surgery is required to get that chubby pervert total-jerk look. I would say he’s pompous but he’s too ridiculous in appearance to be convincingly pompous even though he over strains to try to be so.
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Reply 21 - Posted by: Venturer 2/7/2020 7:37:43 PM (No. 311446)
When you go after the King you had better kill him. Vindman the Jerk should be the Officer in Charge of the Antartica Officers club.
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Reply 22 - Posted by: DVC 2/7/2020 7:48:36 PM (No. 311460)
Thanks, #16. I checked and found a story verifying that the twin brother Vindman was also escorted out today.
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Reply 23 - Posted by: Scribelus 2/7/2020 7:56:35 PM (No. 311468)
No doubt looking forward to an honorable retirement and a lucrative gig at MSNBC. And another Good Conduct Medal.
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Reply 24 - Posted by: GO3 2/7/2020 8:29:34 PM (No. 311503)
He's not fired. He was removed from his detail at the NSC. Only his component commander can take further action. My guess: General officer reprimand, special OER, retirement, end of career. I think that's about all we can hope for given that the uniformed chain of command failed to act earlier. However, as I mentioned in another post, it's possible he could get a very public humiliation from the CINC.
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Reply 25 - Posted by: cold porridge 2/7/2020 8:29:37 PM (No. 311504)
Hahaahahahaaa! Bye Bye "MR". Vindman!
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Reply 26 - Posted by: Highlander 2/7/2020 8:46:04 PM (No. 311517)
He should have been frog-marched out!
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Reply 27 - Posted by: RuckusTom 2/7/2020 8:47:17 PM (No. 311520)
"Fired" in DC speak means he'll be reassigned to some other department. "Fired Fired" in DC speak means he'll be "fired" with full pension and health benies.
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Reply 28 - Posted by: dai 2/7/2020 8:47:57 PM (No. 311521)
Next assignment: top US military attache in Wuhan, China.
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Reply 29 - Posted by: hershey 2/7/2020 9:45:35 PM (No. 311572)
Trump should do that to EVERY obama appointee still in service...and don't forget to pull their security clearances...need to escort them out of their offices without any laptops, SD cards, data sticks or papers....
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Reply 30 - Posted by: Speedypetey 2/7/2020 10:00:52 PM (No. 311583)
Mr. Vindman in his hearsay speech took aim at investigative journalist John Solomon for what, not reading the nightly news narrative. Mr. Solomon responded with 28 documented facts that countered the prepared scripts by Vindman, Yavonovitch and Taylor. Lucky for them they weren't under oath in a real court of law where this evidence would have been admissible.
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Reply 31 - Posted by: Grounded 2/7/2020 10:43:15 PM (No. 311606)
I suspect Vindman is going to be stalled at Lt. Colonel until he decides to turn in his papers.
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Reply 32 - Posted by: globalwarmer 2/8/2020 9:13:24 AM (No. 311918)
Keep on draining that swamp, sir.
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