In a memorable moment today, when Rep. Nunes referred to Lt. Col. Vindman as “Mr. Vindman,” Vindman corrected him and said “Ranking member, it’s Lt. Col Vindman.”
Devin Nunes: Mr. Vindman…
Lt. Col. Vindman: “Ranking member, it’s Lt. Col Vindman.” pic.twitter.com/7v0LA2NZ6g
— Keith Boykin (@keithboykin) November 19, 2019
Later Republican Representative Chris Stewart asked Vindman if he always insists civilians call him by his rank.
Vindman replied “Mr. Stewart, Representative Stewarts. I’m in uniform wearing my military rank I just thought it was appropriate to stick with that… Because, i’m sorry Mr. Stewart …I don’t believe you did.. the attacks that I’ve had in the press, in Twitter have kind of eliminated the fact that either marginalizing me as a military officer.”
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