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Politics Trump demands to meet whistleblower, warns of 'big consequences'

02:30  30 september  2019
02:30  30 september  2019 Source:   thehill.com

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US President Donald Trump has demanded to meet with the whistleblower who accused him of pressuring Kiev for political gain, as well as with the actual alleged source that passed the information presented in the Trump wants both Ukrainegate ‘ whistleblower ’ and his SOURCE to face him.

The whistleblower whose complaint has led to an impeachment inquiry against Donald Trump is a CIA officer, US media report. The whistleblower says senior White House officials tried to "lock down" all details of a phone call between Mr Trump and the Ukrainian president.

President Trump on Sunday evening railed against the whistleblower and other individuals at the center of a growing scandal involving his phone call with Ukraine's president, warning there could be "big consequences."

Donald Trump wearing a suit and tie smiling at the camera: Trump demands to meet whistleblower, warns of 'big consequences' © Getty Trump demands to meet whistleblower, warns of 'big consequences'

"Like every American, I deserve to meet my accuser, especially when this accuser, the so-called "Whistleblower," represented a perfect conversation with a foreign leader in a totally inaccurate and fraudulent way. Then [Rep. Adam] Schiff made up what I actually said by lying to Congress," Trump said in a series of tweets.

Schumer demands hearings, subpoena over whistleblower complaint

  Schumer demands hearings, subpoena over whistleblower complaint "The Republican-led Senate has remained silent and submissive," Schumer says.In a letter to Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) on Monday morning, Schumer (D-N.Y.) said the Senate should hold hearings regarding any connection between delayed aid to Ukraine and Trump's reported request that the country probe the son of former Vice President Joe Biden, a leading Democratic contender in next year's presidential election. Schumer also asks McConnell to compel the Senate to issue a subpoena to bring the whisleblower complaint to Congress "as required by law.

The House Intelligence Committee released the declassified version of the whistleblower complaint against President Trump . Trump ’s actions were a “betrayal of his oath of office, betrayal of our national security and betrayal of the integrity of our elections,” Pelosi said from the Capitol on Tuesday.

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"His lies were made in perhaps the most blatant and sinister manner ever seen in the great Chamber," he continued, before adding that he wants Schiff, the chairman of the House Intelligence Committee, "questioned at the highest level for Fraud & Treason."

"In addition," he added, "I want to meet not only my accuser, who presented SECOND & THIRD HAND INFORMATION, but also the person who illegally gave this information, which was largely incorrect, to the 'Whistleblower.' Was this person SPYING on the U.S. President? Big Consequences!"

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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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