"Well, it's a awful thing and, you know, I think of Nixon more than anybody else and what that dark period was in our country and the whole thing with the tapes and the horror show", Trump said.
"It was improper for the president to request, to demand an investigation into a political opponent", Vindman testified at the House impeachment hearings in November.
"We sent him on his way to a much different location and the military can handle him any way they want", he stated. "LTC Vindman told the truth under oath".
Former White House Chief of Staff John Kelly has leveled some of his harshest criticism yet at President Donald Trump, taking issue with his actions on Ukraine, U.S. Army Lt. Colonel Alexander Vindman, immigration and the press.More news: Vietnam quarantines commune of 10000 over coronavirus
"I mean, he might look at and say, actually, this is kind of what I promised to people", Kaine said.
"With President Trump's accomplishments, our massive data and ground operations and our strong fundraising numbers", Parscale said, "this campaign is going to be unstoppable in 2020". "The only one that ran was this one", he said, referring to Vindman.
Former FBI Director James Comey is clapping back against President Donald Trump's false allegations and attacks on him. Morrison told lawmakers that he "had concerns about Lieutenant Colonel Vindman's judgment". "I really don't rule anything out", Manchin said in a recent interview with Politico. "And Fiona and others had raised concerns about Alex's judgment".
Trump said he'd never met Vindman as far as he could remember.More news: Astronaut Christina Koch reunited with her dog after year in space
Harvard law Professor Alan Dershowitz argued on the Senate floor that "if a president does something which he believes will help him get elected in the public interest, that can not be the kind of quid pro quo that results in impeachment". "If I just based it on what Tim Morrison said, I'm not a fan", he told Rivera.
Cohen, the former Republican senator and a lawyer, says Trump's acquittal has led the President to believe he can not be charged with a crime, or even investigated for misusing his office. "Many of the people in the building started applauding". National Security Advisor Robert O'Brien is preparing to cull about one third of the National Security Council's approximately 175 staff, a step that would remove dozens of career experts, like Vindman, on assignment at the White House from other agencies, according to a senior administration official. "It's a privilege to work at the White House", O'Brien said. "'This is not normal and it is not right, and it is risky territory for the rule of law, '" he said citing a Washington Post editorial from former federal prosecutor Chuck Rosenberg.
Hicks left the White House in 2018, the day after she testified before the House Intelligence Committee and admitted to occasionally lying in the course of her job as Trump's communications director.More news: The Strokes Perform "New York City Cops" Surrounded By Cops
Trump's moves to expand the powers of the presidency in the wake of the impeachment debacle make clear that that the Trump administration and its drive toward dictatorship can not be opposed through the Democratic Party.