Tag: Sondland, Gordon D (1957- )

Vengeance Is Mine, Saith the President

John Bolton, Joe Manchin, Adam Schiff, Hunter Biden, Doug Jones, Gordon Sondland, Alexander Vindman, Yevgeny Vindman, Mitt Romney, Nancy Pelosi, Chuck Schumer, Jerry Nadler, Debbie Dingell, New York air travelers, federal prosecutors, the F.B.I. It’s been a mere week since Senate Republicans acquitted President Trump in his impeachment trial — assuring him once and for […]

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Trump’s Reprisals: Firing Witnesses, Punishing New York

To the Editor: Re “Trump Hits Back, Firing Witnesses After Acquittal” (front page, Feb. 8): Given the treatment of Lt. Col. Alexander Vindman, Ambassador Gordon Sondland and others, no one should ever again question the need for whistle-blowers to maintain anonymity, if they wish. Thank you, Mr. President, for making the case so clearly and […]

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Republican Senators Tried to Stop Trump From Firing Impeachment Witness

WASHINGTON — A handful of Republican senators tried to stop President Trump from firing Gordon D. Sondland, the ambassador to the European Union who testified in the House impeachment hearings, but the president relieved the diplomat of his post anyway, according to people briefed on the discussions. The senators were concerned that it would look […]

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Trump Defends Firing Alexander Vindman

WASHINGTON — President Trump on Saturday defended his decision to fire Lt. Col. Alexander S. Vindman, the national security aide who was marched out of the White House on Friday by security officers, calling the decorated Army officer who testified at a House impeachment hearing “very insubordinate.” Mr. Trump denigrated Colonel Vindman, a veteran of […]

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