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Trump call ‘improper,' aide testifies; GOP hits his loyalty

8 monthes ago   |   By Boston Herald

By LISA MASCARO and MARY CLARE JALONICK
WASHINGTON - A career Army officer testified Tuesday that President Donald Trump's call with Ukraine was “improper,” as Republicans in the impeachment inquiry tried to undercut the national security official with remarkable exchanges questioning his loyalty to the U.S.
Lt. Col. Alexander Vindman said that it was his “duty” to report his concerns about the phone call, but deflected repeated Republican efforts to divulge everyone he told about it - an attempt by GOP lawmakers to identify the anonymous whistleblower who spurred the impeachment...
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Vindman top moments: Trump call 'inappropriate,' blasts attacks, addresses his dad

8 monthes ago   |   By NBC News

During his opening statement at the House impeachment inquiry hearing, National Security Council aide Lt. Col. Alexander Vindman delivered an emotional message to his father after detailing a July phone call between President Trump and Ukrainian President Zelenskiy.
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Trump call ‘improper,' ‘unusual,' White House aides testify

8 monthes ago   |   By Boston Herald

By LISA MASCARO and MARY CLARE JALONICK
WASHINGTON - One top national security aide who listened to President Donald Trump's July call with Ukraine's president called it “improper.” Another said it was “unusual.” The two testified Tuesday at House impeachment hearings as the inquiry reached deeper into the White House.
Lt. Col. Alexander Vindman, an Army officer at the National Security Council, and Jennifer Williams, his counterpart at Vice President Mike Pence's office, said they both had concerns as Trump spoke with the newly elected Ukrainian president about political investigations...
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Lt. Col. Alexander Vindman testifies about Trump's ‘improper' call with Ukraine

Lt. Col. Alexander Vindman testifies about Trump's ‘improper' call with Ukraine

8 monthes ago   |   By New York Post

In his opening statement in Tuesday's public impeachment hearing, National Security Council aide Lt. Col. Alexander Vindman said he thought President Trump's July 25 call with his Ukrainian counterpart was “improper.” “I was concerned by the call, what I heard was improper, and I reported my concerns to Mr. Eisenberg,” Vindman said, referring to...
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Alexander Vindman invokes late dad, defends colleagues during impeachment hearing

Alexander Vindman invokes late dad, defends colleagues during impeachment hearing

8 monthes ago   |   By New York Post

Lt. Col. Alexander Vindman, a U.S. Army officer detailed to the National Security Council who listened in on the July 25 call at the center of the impeachment inquiry against President Trump, spoke to Capitol Hill lawmakers of his own patriotism, of his late father who brought his family to the U.S. from Ukraine and...
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2 top national security aides testifying in Trump impeachment hearing

8 monthes ago   |   By ABC

Two top national security aides who listened to President Donald Trump's July call with Ukraine's president are testifying Tuesday at House impeachment hearings as the inquiry reaches deeper into the White House.
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