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READ: Schumer's letter accusing Trump of 'pattern of retaliation' against whistleblowers

Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer (D-N.Y.) on Monday wrote to 74 inspector generals asking for "immediate action to investigate any and all instances of retaliation" against whistleblowers.

He cited President TrumpDonald TrumpTrump State Department appointee arrested in connection with Capitol riot Intelligence community investigating links between lawmakers, Capitol rioters Michelle Obama slams 'partisan actions' to 'curtail access to ballot box' MORE's "retaliation" against Lt. Col. Alexander VindmanAlexander VindmanVindman says he doesn't regret testimony against Trump Esper: If my replacement is 'a real yes man' then 'God help us' Ukrainian president whose call with Trump sparked impeachment congratulates Biden MORE following his testimony in Trump's impeachment trial.

Vindman was removed from his position from the White House last week in a move his attorney called "revenge." The White House said Vindman was returning to his full-time job after a temporary assignment at the National Security Council.

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"These attacks are part of a dangerous, growing pattern of retaliation against those who report wrongdoing only to find themselves targeted by the President and subject to his wrath and vindictiveness," Schumer wrote.

Read Schumer's letter to the acting inspector general for the Department of Defense below.