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At the National Security Council, Trump loyalists are at war with career aides; A scheme to pressure Ukraine was the byproduct of an office divided against itself.

Nov 21, 2019 - Washington Post Blogs

When President Trump's White House used its official Twitter account Tuesday to criticize Lt. Col. Alexander Vindman, a staffer on its own National Security Council testifying in the House impeachment inquiry, it seemed to some like a new low for Washington. But it was just another day for Trump's NSC. The staff, which traditionally helps presidents manage the government and make foreign policy decisions, has instead become accustomed over the past three years to name-calling and accusations of ...