White House sends out talking points to allies bashing impeachment witness Alexander Vindman

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The White House has sent out talking points blasting an impeachment witness's credibility, despite the fact that he still works for the Trump administration.

The missives slamming Army Lt. Col. Alexander Vindman, an adviser on the National Security Council, went out on Wednesday, the same day Vindman testified publicly in the House impeachment probe.

'Vindman - Credibility - Issues - Email - Surrogates

'Vindman has major credibility issues,' read one email to surrogates for President Donald Trump, according to Bloomberg.

'Vindman has faced accusations of poor judgement, leaking, and going around normal procedures,' the message continued, citing testimony from Tim Morrison, Vindman's former NSC boss.

Morrison - Vindman - Supervisors - Concerns - Judgment

Morrison said that Vindman's supervisors had 'serious concerns about his judgment' and suspected he might be leaking information to journalists.

'There were concerns that Vindman had improperly accessed information he wasn't supposed to see,' the White House message added.

Wednesday - Hearings - Vindman - Questions - Credibility

At Wednesday's hearings, Vindman addressed questions about his credibility by reading aloud from a performance evaluation saying that he is 'brilliant' and 'exercises excellent judgment.'

Fiona Hill, a former NSC official, wrote the evaluation and will testify later this week in the impeachment inquiry.

Email - Blast - White - House - Allies

Another email blast from the White House to allies accused Vindman of arrogance and insubordination, according to the Daily Beast.

'There was nothing wrong with the call with Zelensky...
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