VP giving fake deadlines!!
I'm a first-year analyst who hit the desk earlier this year and something I (accidentally) saw today completely surprised me and I don't know what to do. I'm working on a live deal and things have been pretty up and down in terms of sweatiness. Today, my VP pulled in the ASO and I working on the deal into a meeting today and laid out one of the deliverables. He said that this will require a big pull next week and he's sorry thanksgiving might suck but it really is the client and the debt team (who needs the deliv) by next Friday and it's a crucial deadline.
Later in the day, one of the 's from the debt team forwards our MD a thread w/ communication from the client that happened earlier today (which the VP was a part of), which the MD CC's me and the ASO on. Basically it was a really long thread detailing what the ask was and where to access the relevant docs needed. I scrolled all the way down and saw that the client had stated they were all OOO next week and will be looking to receive the deliverable "by the 2nd of Dec". Moreover, the debt SVP also communicated that his team will be providing working outputs to put in the deck the monday after thanksgiving (in an internal section of the thread). The MD on my team on this deal is well known to be a great guy and everyone who has worked here has nothing bad to say about him - which isn't true for everyone so I know this has some merit to it. So I know for a fact that he's not breathing down the VPs neck to fuck us over the holidays. I get that the VP might want us to have it done early so we can really iron out any errors or mistakes, but this just seems really absurd. I tried talking to my ASO about it, but he has an 8-month-old and has a "I-dont-really-give-a-fuck" attitude about the new analysts. He knows it won't be a tag team since I'll have to do all the time consuming menial shit and hate myself.
What should I do