Meet Alexander Vindman, the Colonel Who Testified on Trump’s Telephone Call

Meet Alexander Vindman, the Colonel Who Testified on Trump’s Telephone Call

He fled Ukraine at age 3 and became a soldier, official and scholar in the White home. That’s where, he told impeachment detectives, he witnessed alarming behavior by President Trump.

WASHINGTON — The twin brothers were 3 when they fled Ukraine, then the Soviet republic, using their daddy and grandmother, Jewish refugees with just their suitcases and $750, dreaming about a far better life in america.

Within the 40 years since, the twin that is first-born Lt. Col. Alexander S. Vindman, has grown to become a scholar, diplomat, embellished officer in america Army and Harvard-educated Ukraine specialist in the White House’s nationwide protection Council.

As well as on Tuesday, Colonel Vindman’s past and present converged as he became a celebrity witness into the impeachment inquiry into President Trump, that is predicated on the president’s transactions using the colonel’s native Ukraine.

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