Trump Administration Planning To Remove Alexander Vindman

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The Trump administration is reportedly considering removing Alexander Vindman from the National Security Council after the comments he made when testifying in President Trump’s impeachment hearing.

According to a Bloomberg News reporter: The “White House is weighing plan to dismiss Alexander Vindman from National Security Council after he testified in impeachment inquiry, a move that will be part of a broader effort to shrink Trump admin foreign policy bureaucracy, sources tell me.”

Bloomberg News reported.  “The White House intends to portray any house-cleaning as part of a downsizing of the NSC staff, not retaliation. Senior officials were informed on Thursday that some staff would be leaving the White House, the people added. The moves have been in the works since at least last week and could come as soon as Friday.”

Bloomberg News continued: “The plan to remove Vindman suggests that the White House is feeling emboldened to retaliate against those Trump blames for making him the third U.S. president to be impeached by the House. Vindman has not been told of any change in his status, according to a person close to his legal team, and plans to show up for work until told otherwise. His twin, Yevgeny Vindman, also remains at the NSC and is not aware of any change in his status, that person added.”