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Lost amidst the midterm results was one huge victory for former President Donald Trump: Alexander Vindman’s lawsuit against the former president was thrown out.
Remember Lt. Col. Vindman? Back in the day, he was the primary testimonial evidence against Trump when the then-president was accused of a quid pro quo with Ukraine and impeached. Hero of the resistance. Someone who would clearly prevail over the corrupt ex-president.
Except when he failed, of course.
According to The Hill, “a federal judge on Tuesday dismissed a lawsuit brought by retired Army Lt. Col. Alexander Vindman that accused former President Trump’s eldest son Donald Trump Jr., Trump ally Rudy Giuliani and others of witness intimidation and retaliation related to Vindman’s congressional testimony against the former president.”
Vindman testified that Trump instituted a quid pro quo for congressional funding funneled to a massively corrupt Ukrainian government. While this ended in an impeachment vote and a stupidly solemn procession of the articles of impeachment to the Senate, nobody seemed to be convinced.
He filed a lawsuit in February claiming “a group of conspirators formed an agreement to intimidate and unlawfully retaliate against him” in violation of the Ku Klux Klan Act of 1871, according to federal documents.
Judge James Boasberg dismissed Vindman’s lawsuit on Tuesday in a 29-page ruling, arguing the plaintiff had been unable to make a strong argument against the defendants — former President Donald Trump, Donald Trump Jr., Rudy Giuliani and others.
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