U.S. Democrat Senator Has Blocked 1,123 Military Promotions Until Impeachment Witness Vindman’s Is Promoted

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FOX News: Duckworth vows to block over 1,000 military confirmations until Pentagon proves Vindman will be promoted

Vindman was a key witness in the Dem-led Trump impeachment hearings

Sen. Tammy Duckworth, D-Ill., on Thursday announced her intention to block Senate confirmations for 1,123 senior U.S. Armed Forces promotions until Defense Secretary Mark Esper confirms he will not block the “expected and deserved” promotion of Army Lt. Col. Alexander Vindman.

Vindman, an Iraq War veteran, served on the White House National Security Council and was thrust into the limelight last year when he testified about President Trump’s July 2019 phone call with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky that became the heart of a Democratic-led impeachment inquiry.

Vindman said he listened to the call and voiced concerns that Trump allegedly tried to pressure Zelensky to investigate Joe Biden and his son, Hunter, who served on the board of one of Ukraine’s largest natural gas companies.

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WNU Editor: This Senator does not want him to be considered for a promotion. She wants him to be promoted. There are also reports that Sen. Tammy Duckworth is being considered to be Democrat Presidential candidate Biden’s running mate as Vice President. This public display of blocking 1100 promotions, and the timing of it, makes me wonder if there is something else at play right now.

More News On U.S. Democrat Senator Blocking 1,123 Military Promotions Until Impeachment Witness Vindman Is Promoted

Democratic senator warns she will block 1,100 military promotions unless Pentagon promises not to seek revenge on impeachment witness Alexander Vindman — Daily Mail
Duckworth to block military confirmations until Esper proves Vindman will be promoted — The Hill
Democratic senator blocks 1,123 military promotions over key impeachment witness — CBS
Duckworth to halt military confirmations until she receives assurance Vindman promotion won’t be blocked — CNN
Duckworth Says She’ll Block Military Promotions Until Vindman Gets Consideration — Military.com
Democratic senator warns she will block 1,100 military promotions unless Pentagon promises not to seek revenge on impeachment witness Alexander Vindman — Daily Mail
A US senator and Army veteran says she’ll block over 1,000 senior military promotions to shield a key impeachment witness from Trump — Business Insider
Duckworth to hold up confirmations to ensure impeachment witness Vindman’s promotion isn’t blocked — Politico

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