Rep. Thomas Massie (R-KY) got hammered online for smearing Lt. Col. Alexander Vindman -- who's about to be pushed out of the National Security Council in apparent retaliation for his impeachment testimony.
Vindman corroborated much of the evidence about President Donald Trump's call to his Ukrainian counterpart, saying he felt speaking up was his patriotic duty, but the Kentucky Republican called the Purple Heart recipient a "leaker" whose testimony was motivated by a personal grudge.
I’d fire him. I listened to his testimony in the SCIF. He’s a leaker, not a whistleblower. Vindman was upset that… https://t.co/6WCNcyQM89— Thomas Massie (@Thomas Massie)1581080022.0
The White House is reportedly set to fire Vindman, now that Senate Republicans acquitted Trump in his Senate impeachment trial, and other social media users blasted Massie for slurring the Iraq War veteran.
@RepThomasMassie @realDonaldTrump I watched his entire testimony. I've rarely seen someone more willing to put his… https://t.co/2XV5Ef7Qes— Juris Imprudent (@Juris Imprudent)1581080569.0
@RepThomasMassie @realDonaldTrump This is disgraceful. The maligning of a Purple Heart recipient has to stop. Do yo… https://t.co/8ITE89F9jD— George Little (@George Little)1581082787.0
@RepThomasMassie @realDonaldTrump Wait, weren’t Republicans saying they couldn’t get in the SCIF?— George Wright (@George Wright)1581082408.0
@RepThomasMassie @realDonaldTrump Take a good look at yourself. Despicable— Wendy McRoberts (@Wendy McRoberts)1581087815.0
@RepThomasMassie @DonaldJTrumpJr @realDonaldTrump Thomas Massie is a complete and total tool.— H.E. Pennypacker (@H.E. Pennypacker)1581091354.0
@RepThomasMassie @realDonaldTrump Who will trump tell you to attack next? Wake up, Rep. Massie; it matters.— Desperately Seeking Truth and Justice (@Desperately Seeking Truth and Justice)1581091203.0
@RepThomasMassie @realDonaldTrump I think you confuse orders and advice. It’s clear our President doesn’t listen to… https://t.co/Ns9l0Kh9W1— John Sipher (@John Sipher)1581090801.0
i'd like to fire Thomas Massie this November. Who's with me? https://t.co/1OsX5N9zR1— curiouser and curiouser (@curiouser and curiouser)1581089473.0
Massie is no Vindman. A zero , not a hero like Vindmsn.! https://t.co/bjWNPOSkJy— Markthisyear!😷 (@Markthisyear!😷)1581090420.0