Administration blaming Lt Col Vindman for White House lying to America about the first Ukraine call
Composite image of President Donald Trump and Lt. Col. Alexander Vindman (screengrabs)

On Friday, President Donald Trump released the rough transcript of his first phone call with Ukraine President Volodymyr Zelensky.


Upon the release, many White House watchers noticed that the transcript was nothing like the summary of the call that the administration released on the day the two leaders talked.

In response, White House deputy press secretary Hogan Gidley appeared to blame Lt. Col. Alexander Vindman for the misrepresentation to the American people.