Democrats have a Colonel Vindman problem

Democrats have a Colonel Vindman problem
LTC Alexander Vindman arrives on Capitol Hill to testify for Adam Schiff on 29 Oct 2019. MSNBC video

[Ed. – Dems’ star witness doomed to fizzle.]

House Democrats conducted their impeachment interviews in secret, but Lt. Col. Alexander Vindman still emerged as star of the show.  …

Vindman has not yet been scheduled to appear before the Democrats’ public impeachment hearings. When that happens, he will undoubtedly again play a prominent role. But there will be a difference. The public now has a transcript of Vindman’s deposition. …

… [T[he Vindman transcript … showed a witness whose testimony was filled with opinion, with impressions, who had little new to offer, who withheld important information from the committee, who was steeped in a bureaucracy that has often been hostile to the president, and whose lawyer, presumably with Vindman’s approval, expressed unmistakable disdain, verging on contempt, for members of Congress who asked inconvenient questions.

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