Colonel Alexander Windman, the main witness in the Donald Trump impeachment trial, said in an column published in the Washington Post on the first day of his retirement that opposing the president was his career. , But he believes in “the right thing.”
“When I was asked why I had the confidence to tell my father not to worry about my testimony, my answer was’Member of Congress, because this is America,” he Memories in the work His testimony
“This is the country I serve and defend. All my brothers have served it. It is important here.”
He added: “Until today, despite everything that has happened, I still firmly believe that in the United States, right is essential. I want to help ensure that all Americans are treated correctly.”
Windman testified in November that he had listened to Trump’s conference call with Ukrainian leaders on July 25, 2019-the Ukrainian president relied on Ukrainian leader Volodymyr Zelensky Investigated former Vice President Joe Biden and his son Hunter-and believed that the president abused his power for personal political gain.
At the end of his 21-year career in the Army, recipients of the Purple Heart accused Trump and his allies of bullying, intimidation and revenge.
Trump kicked Wendman from the White House in February.