Army Lt. Col. Alexander Vindman, the top Ukraine expert on the National Security Council, told members of Congress that he tried to edit a White House log of a July call between President Donald Trump and Ukraine's president to include details that were omitted, one lawmaker present at the testimony told NBC News.
The White House released a memo of the phone conversation that is at the center of the impeachment inquiry in September – noting that it was not a verbatim transcript. The document included several ellipses.
Before he even testified, some right-wing pundits began questioning Vindman's loyalty to the U.S. Vindman, who's Jewish, fled Ukraine with his family when he was 3 years old.
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Acting White House chief of staff Mick Mulvaney first learned about the U.S. military raid against ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi after the operation was already underway, according to five current and former senior administration officials.
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Mulvaney was at home in South Carolina when Trump wrote on Twitter Saturday night that “Something very big has just happened!” He was briefed on the raid that night, officials said.
"Only in a completely dysfunctional White House would the White House chief of staff be out of the loop on something so significant," said Chris Whipple, author of "The Gatekeepers: How the White House Chiefs of Staff Define Every Presidency."