His nonresponses about Trump’s impeachment proceedings come just a day after Trump implored GOP lawmakers to spend more energy defending him

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Alexander Vindman plans to tell House impeachment investigators that he was so troubled by President Donald Trump’s July phone call with Ukraine’s President that he reported his concerns to a superior, according to a copy of his opening statement obtained by CNN.”},{“title”:”Berman shocked by Republican’s attacks on US war vet”,”duration”:”03:18″,”sourceName”:”CNN”,”sourceLink”:”https://www.cnn.com/”,”videoCMSUrl”:”/video/data/3.0/video/politics/2019/10/29/duffy-berman-spar-over-vindman-loyalty-newday-vpx.cnn/index.xml”,”videoId”:”politics/2019/10/29/duffy-berman-spar-over-vindman-loyalty-newday-vpx.cnn”,”videoImage”:”//cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/191029110519-berman-duffy-debate-large-169.jpg”,”videoUrl”:”/videos/politics/2019/10/29/duffy-berman-spar-over-vindman-loyalty-newday-vpx.cnn/video/playlists/this-week-in-politics/”,”description”:”CNN’s \u003ca href=\”http://www.cnn.com/profiles/john-berman-profile\” target=\”_blank\”>John Berman\u003c/a> grills former Rep. 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