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Attorneys say they now represent ‘multiple whistleblowers’ with knowledge of Trump-Ukraine call

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Attorney Mark Zaid

Attorneys representing the intelligence official who filed the formal complaint about President Donald Trump’s call with Ukraine’s leader confirmed Sunday that they now represent “multiple whistleblowers” who have decided to come forward to detail potential misconduct by the U.S. president.

“I can confirm that my firm and my team represent multiple whistleblowers,” Andrew Bakaj, the lead attorney for the original whistleblower, tweeted Saturday. “No further comment at this time.”

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Mark Zaid, part of the legal team representing the first whistleblower, told ABC Sunday that his firm is representing a second whistleblower with “first-hand knowledge” about Trump’s call with the Ukrainian leader, during which the U.S. president pushed for an investigation into former Vice President Joe Biden.

The call is at the center of the impeachment inquiry House Democrats launched last month.

“I can confirm this report of a second whistleblower being represented by our legal team,” Zaid tweeted in response to ABC‘s story. “They also made a protected disclosure under the law and cannot be retaliated against. This WBer has first-hand knowledge.”

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Pelosi claims enough evidence to impeach Trump — but suggests more witnesses may testify

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House Speaker Nancy Pelosi believes congressional investigators have uncovered enough evidence to impeach President Donald Trump -- but she suggested their inquiry isn't finished.

The California Democrat told reporters Thursday that Trump had obviously abused his office by attempting to pressure Ukraine into investigating political rival Joe Biden.

"The evidence is clear that the president -- the president -- has used his office for his own personal gain," Pelosi said.

Pelosi lamented that "Republicans are in denial about the facts," saying "the sad tragedy of all of this is the behavior of the president and the defense of that behavior by the Republicans.”

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Former conservative insider reveals the terrifying right-wing media bubble protecting Trump from impeachment

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David Frum, a former speechwriter for President George W. Bush and a one-time insider in the conservative movement, explains in his latest column for The Atlantic how President Donald Trump is being saved from impeachment by a right-wing media ecosystem that doesn't allow its viewers to hear any contradictory facts.

In particular, Frum points to Rep. Devin Nunes's (R-CA) bizarre, conspiratorial rants during the impeachment inquiry to demonstrate the astonishing power that right-wing misinformation has on American political discourse.

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Nearly everyone Trump touches eventually becomes a witness against his crimes: former NY assistant attorney general

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According to the former assistant attorney general for the state of New York, virtually anyone who comes in close contact with Donald Trump has the potential to be a witness against him one day because, in the long run, he treats everyone poorly.

Writing at the Washington Post, Tristan Snell -- who led the investigation against Trump that eventually led to a $25 million settlement between President Trump and students of his now-shuttered Trump University --  said Trump has a history of leaving disgruntled staffers and aides in his wake.

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