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Who Is Alexander Vindman? White House Aide Reported Ukraine Concerns

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As the top Ukraine expert on the National Security Council, Army Lt. Col. Alexander S. Vindman became so concerned during a July 25 phone call in which President Trump asked Ukraine’s president for help with political investigations that he reported his alarm to a superior.

On Tuesday, Colonel Vindman will testify in the public phase of the impeachment investigation, the first active-duty military officer to do so.

In closed-door testimony last month with the House Intelligence Committee, he described reporting concerns to his superiors on two occasions related to the Ukraine policy of the president and his inner circle, saying he acted out of a “sense of duty.”

He is among the White House officials who have described the fallout as the president and his personal lawyer, Rudolph W. Giuliani, pressured Ukraine to investigate unfounded allegations about former Vice President Joseph R. Biden Jr., a Democratic rival of the president, and to help chase an unproven theory that Ukraine, not Russia, had intervened in the 2016 election. Democrats have accused the president of abusing his official powers to benefit his re-election efforts, while House Republicans argue he did nothing wrong.

The colonel first raised concerns on July 10, when he was among a group of Americans meeting at the White House with Ukrainian officials. The Ukrainians were hoping to secure a meeting with Mr. Trump for the new Ukrainian president, Volodymyr Zelensky.

Another attendee, Gordon D. Sondland, the United States ambassador to the European Union and a prominent Republican donor, “emphasized the importance that Ukraine deliver the investigation into the 2016 elections” and also move forward with a Biden-related inquiry, the colonel testified. He also said that he immediately expressed his concern to Mr. Sondland.

“I, as the representative of the N.S.C., thought it was inappropriate and that we were not going to get involved in investigations,” Colonel Vindman testified, adding, “It was kind of an uncomfortable conversation.”

Later that day, he reported his concerns to the senior lawyer at the National Security Council.

The second episode came shortly after the colonel and other aides listened in as the president held a July 25 call with Mr. Zelensky, in which Mr. Trump pressured the Ukrainian leader to carry out the investigations he sought.

“I did not think it was proper to demand that a foreign government investigate a U.S. citizen,” he testified. “I thought it was troubling and disturbing.”

Because the colonel was a key point of contact with Ukrainian officials, they sought his guidance on Mr. Giuliani’s efforts to push the investigations. Reflecting the National Security Council’s policy, the colonel advised Ukrainian officials, including Mr. Zelensky, to steer clear of American politics.

The colonel is an Iraq war veteran who received a Purple Heart after being injured by a roadside bomb. He immigrated from Ukraine when he was 3 years old with his family, including his twin brother, Yevgeny, who serves on the National Security Council as an ethics lawyer. Like other officials who have been subpoenaed to testify, he has been attacked by the president and his allies.

While the colonel is not the whistle-blower who sparked the impeachment inquiry, he said he did feel compelled to report his concerns within his chain of command. And he matches the description of a possible source given by the whistle-blower in his complaint, in which he refers to White House officials he had spoken to about the call who “were deeply disturbed by what had transpired in the phone call.”

“I am a patriot,” Colonel Vindman testified. “It is my sacred duty and honor to advance and defend our country irrespective of party or politics.”

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What To Watch On Day 3 Of Public Trump Impeachment Hearings

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WASHINGTON (AP) — They heard the July 25 phone call for themselves.

And now, Army Lt. Col. Alexander Vindman and adviser Jennifer Williams are set to tell Americans and the world about its content and their concerns as the lead witnesses in perhaps the most consequential week of the impeachment hearings against President Donald Trump.

They are the first two of nine witnesses called to testify before the House Intelligence Committee this week. The procession includes officials closest to Trump as lawmakers grind through their investigation of the 45th president.

Vindman and Williams were listening with others in the White House Situation Room and heard Trump pressure Ukraine’s president to do him the “favor” of investigating Joe Biden and his son, all while the U.S. had placed a hold on aid to Ukraine.

What to watch as the marathon week of hearings opens at 9 a.m. EST Tuesday:

WHO’S UP FIRST

Vindman is a Soviet-era immigrant who came to the U.S. as a toddler and grew up to become a decorated soldier and a White House aide. Now, he is a 20-year Army officer assigned to the National Security Council at the white-hot center of the inquiry.

Vindman, 44, testified last month in closed session that he twice raised concerns about Trump and his European Union ambassador, Gordon Sondland, inappropriately pushing Ukrainian leaders to investigate the former vice president and his son.

“I have a deep appreciation for American values and ideals and the power of freedom. I am a patriot, and it is my sacred duty and honor to advance and defend our country, irrespective of party or politics,” Vindman said in written remarks.

He earned the Purple Heart after being wounded in Iraq in 2004 leading infantrymen.

In October, Vindman attended his closed-door testimony wearing his Army service uniform, with a chest full of military ribbons and other commendations. The visual underscored Trump’s conflict with the military and national security establishment.

Republicans are expressing concern about Vindman’s “judgment” in handling his concern about the call.

‘JENNIFER WILLIAMS, WHOEVER THAT IS’

Trump and the world are about to find out. Williams is Vice President Mike Pence’s special adviser for Europe and Russia, on detail from the State Department.

On July 25, she was in the Situation Room taking notes as Trump spoke with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy about potential 2020 rival Joe Biden’s son Hunter, who sat on the board of Burisma, a Ukrainian gas company.

“It was President Trump who raised Burisma,” Williams testified on Nov. 7. Later, she says that “I believed those references to be more political in nature and so that struck me as unusual.”

The word Burisma does not appear in the rough transcript of the call released by the White House.

“Tell Jennifer Williams, whoever that is, to read BOTH transcripts of the presidential calls,” Trump tweeted in part over the weekend. He called her a “Never Trumper.”

ZELENSKIY FELT PRESSURED BEFORE THE CALL

The president and his allies have pointed to Zelenskiy’s statement during a September press conference, shoulder-to-shoulder with Trump, in which the Ukrainian president said he didn’t feel any pressure in the July 25 call.

But even before that call, Zelenskiy had reported feeling pressure from the Trump administration to investigate Biden, The Associated Press reported.

Zelenskiy was concerned Trump and associates were pressing him to take action that could affect the 2020 election, two individuals said. They spoke on condition of anonymity because of the diplomatic and political sensitivity of the issue.

State Department officials in Kyiv and Washington were briefed on Zelenskiy’s concerns at least three times, the two individuals said, and notes summarizing his worries were circulated within the department.

DOES TRUMP WEIGH IN?

He did last week, castigating the ambassador he fired, Marie Yovanovich, on Twitter and giving weight to her account of being bullied out of her job by members of the administration.

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi several times over the past few days has suggested that if Trump wants to testify — she mockingly explained the word “exculpatory” — he’s welcome to do so in person or in writing.

He hasn’t said he will do so. But Trump did tweet: “Even though I did nothing wrong, and don’t like giving credibility to this No Due Process Hoax, I like the idea & will, in order to get Congress focused again, strongly consider it!”

WHITE HOUSE VIEW

The administration is confident about the testimony of all the impeachment witnesses this week except for that of EU Ambassador Gordon Sondland on Wednesday, according to two White House officials who spoke on condition of anonymity to discuss internal thinking.

Like all the witnesses, Sondland will testify under oath and penalty of perjury. Sondland already has had to amend his earlier account after contradicting testimony from others.

The White House is happy with the role of Rep. Jim Jordan, R-Ohio, as the committee’s Republican bulldog questioner. But privately these officials pointed to concerns in the White House about the performance of GOP counsel Steve Castor.

REPUBLICAN UNITY

The president’s allies have mostly stayed together so far during the hearings, but they are hopping between strategies for pushing back.

One argument against the inquiry is that witnesses, including the whistleblower and charge d’affaires William Taylor last week, are reporting the goings-on second- or third-hand. Look for whether they abandon that argument when Vindman and Williams testify.

Republicans now say the president is innocent because the military money was eventually released. In fact, it was released Sept. 11 after Congress began looking into the holdup.

LATER IN THE DAY

Testifying in a second session Tuesday are Kurt Volker, the former special envoy to Ukraine, and Tim Morrison, a former National Security Council aide who oversaw Europe and Russia Policy.

Associated Press writer Zeke Miller contributed to this report.

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Spree of Trump impeachment hearings begins with Pence aide, NSC official

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A packed week of impeachment hearings kicks off Tuesday with back-to-back panels featuring a total of four witnesses, some expected to offer sharp criticism of President Trump’s interactions with Ukraine.

Tuesday’s sessions will include testimony from National Security Council (NSC) official Lt. Col. Alexander Vindman and his counterpart at Vice President Pence’s office Jennifer Williams in the morning, as well as former U.S. Special Representative for Ukraine Kurt Volker and NSC outgoing senior director of European and Russian affairs Tim Morrison in the afternoon.

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Questioning so far has focused on whether Trump made the release of military aid to Ukraine contingent on an agreement to help investigate his political opponents including former vice president Joe Biden and his son Hunter. Hunter Biden was a board member of Ukrainian energy company Burisma Holdings, which had been under investigation before then-Vice President Biden pressured Ukraine to fire the prosecutor in charge.

Suspicion over a possible link between the aid and investigations arose after a July 25 phone call between Trump and Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky led to a whistleblower complaint alleging that Trump was trying to pressure Ukraine into helping him. Trump insists that the call was “perfect,” and Zelensky has also claimed that there was no pressure.

Vindman and Williams have said that they were uneasy as Trump talked to Zelensky about investigations of the Bidens. Vindman also said he reported the call to NSC lawyers.

Williams said she found it “unusual” and inserted the White House’s readout of it in Pence’s briefing book.

“I did not think it was proper to demand that a foreign government investigate a U.S. citizen,” Vindman said, adding there was “no doubt” what Trump wanted.

Vindman also said he recalled U.S. Ambassador to the EU Gordon Sondland saying during White House meetings on July 10 that Ukrainians would have to deliver an investigation into the Bidens to receive the aid.

But, Sondland told a different version of the day. He said he didn’t recall mentioning Ukraine investigations or Burisma. The only conflict he described from that day was a disagreement on whether to schedule a call between Trump and  Zelensky promptly. He was in favor.

Morrison previously told lawmakers during his own a closed-door session that he was not concerned that Trump’s phone calls with Zelensky were connected to political interests, and that the president did not want taxpayers funding Ukrainian corruption.

Thus far, none of the witnesses who have testified at the public hearings have had first-hand knowledge of the president’s thinking, which Republicans have used to cast doubt on Democrats’ allegations. Vindman, Williams, and Morrison all listened in on Trump’s July 25 phone call.

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Monday, President Trump indicated he may testify himself.

“Even though I did nothing wrong, and don’t like giving credibility to this No Due Process Hoax, I like the idea & will, in order to get Congress focused again, strongly consider it!” Trump tweeted, referencing House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s suggestion that Trump testify, and that he could do so in writing.

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Discussion Thread: Day Three of House Public Impeachment Hearings – Morning Session – 11/19/2019 | LTC Alexander Vindman and Jennifer Williams – Live 9am EST

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This morning the House Intelligence Committee will hold their third round of public hearings in preparation for possible Impeachment proceedings against President Donald Trump. Testifying today are Lt. Col. Alexander Vindman, top Ukraine specialist on the National Security Council, and Jennifer Williams, a foreign service aide detailed to Vice President Pence’s office. Both are first hand witnesses who listened in on the July 25 call between President Trump and President Zelenskiy.

The hearing is scheduled to begin at 9:00am EST. You can watch live online on CSPAN or PBS. Most major networks will also air live coverage.

You can listen online via C-Span or download the C-Span Radio App


Today’s hearing is expected to follow the format for Impeachment Hearings as laid out in H.R. 660

  • Opening statements by Chairman Adam Schiff, Ranking Member Devin Nunes, LTC Alexander Vindman and Jennifer Williams, followed by:

  • Two continuous 45 minutes sessions of questioning, largely led by staff counsel, followed by:

  • Committee Members each allowed 5 minutes of time for questions and statements, alternating from Dem to Rep, followed by:

  • Closing statements by Ranking Member Devin Nunes and Chairman Adam Schiff


Day One archives – William Taylor and George Kent:

Day Two archives – Marie Yovanovitch:


Upcoming Hearings

  • Tuesday, 11/19/2019, 2:30pm EST – Kurt Volker and Tim Morrison

  • Wednesday, 11/20/2019, 9:00am EST – Gordon Sondland

  • Wednesday, 11/20/2019, 2:30pm EST – Laura Cooper and David Hale

  • Thursday, 11/21/2019, 9:00am EST – Fiona Hill and David Holmes

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Trump bashed Nancy Pelosi for an impeachment quote. It actually came from a Fox News reporter.

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Lauren Alaina addresses John Crist split amid sexual assault scandal: Breakups are ‘always hard’

Country singer Lauren Alaina said breakups are “always hard” after being asked about her recent split from embattled Christian comedian John Crist.

Crist was accused of sexual assault in a bombshell report by Charisma News earlier this month. Multiple women came forward and accused him of manipulating them and attempting to leverage his fame, “initiating sexual relationships with married women and women in committed relationships” and “offering show tickets in exchange for sexual favors.”

Alaina, 25, revealed in September that she and the comic split shortly before she began her run on Season 28 of “Dancing With the Stars.”

CHRISTIAN COMEDIAN JOHN CRIST ADMITS TO ‘DESTRUCTIVE AND SINFUL’ BEHAVIOR AFTER MULTIPLE WOMEN COME FORWARD

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Crist, left, and country singer Lauren Alaina, right, broke up in September. (Official/Getty)

In a new interview, Alaina said she hasn’t spoken to her ex.

“I have not talked to him recently, no. But I wish him and everyone in his story the best,” she told Entertainment Tonight on Monday. “I’m not really involved in that.”

“A breakup is always hard, but I’ve just been really focused on myself and dancing each week and doing my best,” Alaina said.

She added: “All I want to do is the right steps on that dance floor.”

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Crist, pictured here in 2016, said he has “privately sought and received professional treatment for my sexual sin and addiction struggles.” (Michael Schwartz/WireImage)

After the report was published, Crist released the following statement: “Over the past number of years, various women have accused me of behavior that has been hurtful to them.

“While I am not guilty of everything I’ve been accused of, I confess to being guilty of this — I have treated relationships with women far too casually, in some cases even recklessly. My behavior has been destructive and sinful,” Crist added. “I’ve sinned against God, against women and the people who I love the most. I have violated my own Christian beliefs, convictions and values, and have hurt many people in the process.”

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Crist has canceled his upcoming tour, and his Netflix special, “I Ain’t Prayin’ for That,” due on Thanksgiving Day, is “on hold.”

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Washington Capitals’ Garnet Hathaway ejected for spitting during nasty brawl vs. Anaheim Ducks

Washington Capitals winger Garnet Hathaway was ejected from Monday’s game against the Anaheim Ducks for spitting during a brawl with Erik Gudbranson.

The incident occurred toward the end of the second period, when Washington’s Brendan Leipsic incited the brawl by colliding with Anaheim’s Derek Grant. Nearly all of the skaters on the ice were involved in the fight, which included Hathaway fighting the Ducks’ Gudbranson, Grant and Nick Ritchie.

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As Hathaway and Gudbranson tussled with referees in the middle trying to split them both apart, Hathaway appeared to spit in Gudbranson’s face. Officials double-checked the video before confirming a five-minute match penalty and game misconduct for Hathaway.

“Unfortunately, spit came out of my mouth after I got sucker punched and it went onto him,” Hathaway said after the game. “It has no place. It was an emotional play by me. You don’t plan any of that stuff in your head, and it was a quick reaction and unfortunately the wrong one for me to a sucker punch.”

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Gudbranson received a 10-minute misconduct penalty and Ritchie was ejected for being the third man into a fight. Gudbranson expressed his anger with Hathaway after the game.

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“That’s about as low as you dig a pit, really,” he said. “It’s a bad thing to do. It’s something you just don’t do in a game, and he did it.”

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The nasty fight overshadowed the Capitals’ 5-2 win.

The Associated Press contributed to this report.

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Derek Jeter leads newcomers on Baseball Hall of Fame ballot

Derek Jeter led the nearly two dozen newcomers on the 2020 Baseball Hall of Fame ballot that was released Monday as he looks to become the newest former New York Yankees star in Cooperstown.

Jeter, now the current Miami Marlins CEO, is thought to have the best shot to be selected into the hallowed halls unanimously. The 14-time All-Star shortstop played 20 seasons with the Yankees, won five World Series titles, had a career batting average of .310 and recorded 3,465 hits.

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New York Yankees’ Derek Jeter (2) reacts after hitting a fly-out during the fourth inning of a baseball game against the Minnesota Twins at Yankee Stadium in New York, Wednesday, April 18, 2012. (AP)

Other newcomers on the ballot include Cliff Lee, Josh Beckett, Paul Konerko, Rafael Furcal, Bobby Abreu, and Alfonso Soriano.

Barry Bonds and Roger Clemens are among the holdovers from ballots past. Bonds received 59.1 percent of the vote while Clemens received 59.5 percent of the vote on last year’s ballot. Both players are on the ballot for the eighth time.

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More than 400 Baseball Writers Association of America members with at least 10 consecutive years in the organization are set to vote on which candidates make it to the Hall of Fame. A player must receive at least 75 percent of the vote. Ballots are mailed in by Dec. 31 and the nominees are announced Jan. 21

Players can remain on the ballot for up to 10 years as long as they receive more than 5 percent of the vote annually.

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Former San Francisco Giant Barry Bonds throws out the ceremonial first pitch before Game 4 of the National League baseball championship series between the San Francisco Giants and the St. Louis Cardinals Wednesday, Oct. 15, 2014, in San Francisco. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)

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Rivera, Roy Halladay, Edgar Martinez, and Mike Mussina were elected last year.

The Associated Press contributed to this report.

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