Then, the representative commented about Vindman correcting House Minority Leader Representative Devin Nunes (R-CA), who addressed him as “Mr. Vindman.” The colonel said he wished to be called by his rank instead.
Vindman and his family have been threatened by Trump supporters to the point that he has a 24/7 protective detail. In fact, should he or any member of his family be under “imminent threat,” they would be relocated to an Army base for greater protection. An Army spokesperson said that it was:
‘[P]roviding supportive assistance to help Lt. Col. Vindman with the public attention.’
Vindman responded to Stewart, noting he did not choose to be “marginalized:”
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