Lt. Col. Alexander Vindman, the Democratic Party’s key impeachment witness, declared that he now is “absolutely a Never Trumper” in his first-ever television interview with NBC Nightly News.
WATCH: Lt. Col. Alexander Vindman addresses President Trump’s suggestion that he is a “never Trumper.”
Vindman tells @LesterHoltNBC that he was nonpartisan, but says now he is “absolutely a ‘never Trumper.'”
— NBC Nightly News with Lester Holt (@NBCNightlyNews) September 14, 2020
A transcript is as follows:
LESTER HOLT: The president suggested you are a Never Trumper. Are you a Never Trumper?
ALEXANDER VINDMAN: I joined this administration, the president’s team, well into the administration with the hopes of being able to do my job, with the hopes of being able to advance U.S. national security interests. I can say now that I am a Never Trumper. I was not a Never Trumper