The unnamed intelligence official who filed what the inspector general called an “urgent” and “credible” complaint against President Donald Trump has requested to speak with the House Intelligence Committee, Chairman Adam Schiff announces via Twitter:
We have been informed by the whistleblower’s counsel that their client would like to speak to our committee and has… https://t.co/1yr6J2ArHP— Adam Schiff (@Adam Schiff) 1569349744.0
The announcement comes just minutes after President Trump announced he has authorized the release of a transcript of his telephone call with the president of Ukraine. The whistleblower complaint is not limited to just that call, but reportedly lists “multiple actions” Trump has taken that were so “troubling” the intelligence community’s inspector general green-lighted it – only to have the White House block the complaint from being handed over to Congress.
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