Vindman alleged in a complaint to the Department of Defense inspector general that those performance reviews and other actions by Trump White House officials were in retaliation for concerns he raised internally about the White House’s phone call. Former President Donald Trump in 2019 with the President of Ukraine and the testimony of his twin brother in the investigation prosecution.
Vindman had also investigated allegations related to then-National Security Adviser Robert O’Brien and his chief of staff Alex Gray, according to a complaint he filed last year. According to the Democrat letter, the allegations, Vindman wrote, included “sexism, violations of employees’ rules of ethical conduct and violations” of a law involving appropriations by Congress.
Vindman’s Trump-appointed superiors had written brilliant reviews the year before, according to citations in the reviews of his complaint.
The Pentagon inspector general has not yet concluded his investigation into the allegations.
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