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Politics Trump calls for whistleblower to be 'exposed and questioned'

19:00  09 october  2019
19:00  09 october  2019 Source:   washingtonexaminer.com

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President Trump called Wednesday for ending the Democratic-led impeachment inquiry “for the good of the Country,” claiming it was tainted with political bias, and said the whistleblower at the heart of the complaint should be “ exposed and properly questioned .” Trump ’s comments, in morning tweets

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Washington's newest scandal, over a whistleblower 's complaint about President Donald Trump Six months after special counsel Robert Mueller shut up shop, the White House again faces suspicion over Trump 's dealings with a foreign power and seems to be taking steps to Whistleblowers exposed .

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President Trump is calling for the whistleblower who set off an impeachment inquiry against him to be “exposed and questioned.”

In an early morning tweet, Trump referenced a Tuesday report from the Washington Examiner that the anonymous whistleblower had a “professional relationship” with one of the Democratic presidential candidates.

“The Whistleblower’s facts have been so incorrect about my 'no pressure' conversation with the Ukrainian President, and now the conflict of interest and involvement with a Democrat Candidate, that he or she should be exposed and questioned properly. This is no Whistleblower …,” Trump said.

“... The Whistleblower’s lawyer is a big Democrat. The Whistleblower has ties to one of my DEMOCRAT OPPONENTS. Why does the ICIG allow this scam to continue?” he added.

Whistleblower's lawyer says Trump endangering his client

  Whistleblower's lawyer says Trump endangering his client Trump's demand for information on the intelligence whistleblower could put the person "in harm's way," the person's lead attorney says in a formal letter.The unidentified whistleblower's legal team sounded the alarm in a letter, dated Saturday and made public on Sunday, to Joseph Maguire, the acting director of national intelligence.

The letter specifically mentions Mr Trump 's call last week for the whistleblower to be identified, as well as the person that supplied the whistleblower with "I want Schiff questioned at the highest level for Fraud & Treason," wrote Mr Trump . Over the weekend Republicans began to mount a campaign

A White House official listening to President Donald Trump ’s July 25 phone call with Ukraine’s president described the call as “crazy” and “frightening” and was “visibly shaken,” according to notes taken by the intelligence official who filed a formal whistleblower complaint after speaking with the

The identity of the whistleblower has been a point of contention between the Trump administration and congressional investigators.

The whistleblower, who is reportedly a CIA officer, has agreed to speak with the House Intelligence Committee. Democrats are considering a number of ways to keep the CIA official's identity concealed. Having testimony in a separate location from Capitol Hill or obscuring his identity and voice have been discussed.

Andrew Bakaj, the lead attorney for the whistleblower, wrote to acting Director of National Intelligence Joseph Maguire last month and claimed his client was in “harm’s way” by the president and his supporters.

In speaking about the whistleblower and the individual who gave him information included in the complaint, Trump raised concern by alluding to punishment for spies.

“I want to know who’s the person who gave the whistleblower the information because that’s close to a spy,” he said last month.

Former national security officials call for whistleblower's identity to be protected .
Ninety former national security officials are demanding the whistleblower at the center of allegations that sparked an impeachment inquiry into President Trump be protected. In an open letter to "the American people," first reported by the Wall Street Journal late Sunday, the former national security officials commend the whistleblower's actions and stress that the person went through the proper procedure to report the alleged wrongdoing.

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