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White House blames Alexander Vindman for discrepancies between April readout of Zelensky call and the transcript


Added 11-15-19 05:30:10pm EST - “"That would be Alex Vindman, who testifies publicly Tuesday."” - Twitchy.com

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Posted By TheNewsCommenter: From Twitchy.com: “White House blames Alexander Vindman for discrepancies between April 14 readout of Zelensky call and the transcript”. Below is an excerpt from the article.

Shortly after the White House released the transcript of the April 21 call between Presidents Trump and Zelensky, it was quickly pointed out that there were major discrepancies between what was released this morning and the readout given to the press at the time:

This seems notable. There's no mention of combatting corruption in the first transcript of Trump's call with Zelensky, despite the White House telling reporters in an April readout that rooting out corruption was discussed. I've asked the White House to explain the discrepancy.

You can read it for yourself here. At issue is that back in April, the readout said the two discussed corruption. That’s missing from the transcript released this morning:

Here's the April readout from the White House press office on @realDonaldTrump's call with Zelensky and the actual transcript. Hard to see how they represent the same call.https://t.co/NGtHrqrfsn pic.twitter.com/V1sluENr1R

And a few minutes ago, Deputy Press Sec. Hogan Gidley released a statement blaming Lt. Col. Alexander Vindman — the NSC’s Ukraine expert — for the differences:

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