Vindman was an important witness for Democrats during the House impeachment inquiry. Vindman raised concerns over Trumps July 25 phone call with Zelensky. During Vindmans testimony before the House Intelligence Committee, he drew applauseafter expressing his love for America, when asked how he overcame his fear of being retaliated against. Congressman, because this isAmerica.This is the country I have servedand defended, that all of mybrothers have served.And here, right matters, i knew I was assuming a lotof risks.[My father] deeply worried about [my testimony]. Because inhis context, it was theultimate risk.