Breaking via NYT: A potentially explosive complaint by a whistle-blower in the intelligence community said to involve President Trump was related to a series of actions that goes beyond any single discussion with a foreign leader, according to interviews.
Presidential obstruction of the legal process created specifically to hold the Executive Branch accountable to Congress’s Intelligence Committees is clearly an impeachable offense on top of whatever abuses of power the whistleblower reported to the DNI.
Breaking via NYT: The internal watchdog for American spy agencies declined repeatedly to disclose to lawmakers the content of a potentially explosive whistle-blower complaint that is said to involve a discussion between Trump and a foreign leader.
NYT: "Whistle-Blower’s Complaint Is Said to Involve Multiple Acts by Trump"
NEW: The whistle-blower complaint about Trump involves Ukraine
I understand strict adherence to the lawful whistleblower route; it’s principled, lower risk, and would make the cover up the story. I’d also understand just putting the info out, come what may, to focus on Trump’s misconduct. But this middle road...
BREAKING: Intelligence Inspector General Michael Atkinson told lawmakers during a private briefing that the #WhistleblowerComplaint involves a series of actions by Trump that go beyond any single discussion with a foreign leader.
Our Of Counsel, colleague & client has been confirmed as attorney for #whistleblower. Andrew is one of the top experts on these issues & #natsec whistleblower himself. He authored 's PPD-19/ICD 120 regs for CIA while at CIA OIG.
Least surprising news ever, but ominous: The White House has been given details of the whistleblower complaint involving Trump, so officials can decide whether to exert executive privilege to keep it from going to Congress, the NYT reports:
Breaking News: A whistleblower is said to have made a complaint involving President Trump. The administration is refusing to disclose its contents to Congress.
Breaking News: New details on the whistle-blower case said to be about President Trump: It involves multiple acts, not just one discussion with a foreign leader
Don't fall for this talk about a transcript. It's spin. IG said "the complaint involved multiple actions." "No single communication was at the root of the complaint, another person familiar with it said."
NEW: The whistleblower complaint goes beyond any single action by Trump
The internal watchdog for American spy agencies declined repeatedly in a briefing to disclose to lawmakers the content of a potentially explosive whistle-blower complaint that is said to involve a discussion between President Trump and a foreign leader
FYI: Administration officials have shared at least some details of the accusations in the whistleblower complaint with the White House, to allow officials to weigh whether to assert executive privilege, an official tells NYT.
“Giuliani’s efforts created the impression that the Trump administration’s willingness to back Mr. Zelensky was linked to his government’s readiness to in turn pursue the investigations sought by Mr. Trump’s allies”
I've got to wonder whether stonewalling the whistleblower complaint's release to Congress makes it more or less likely that the details eventually get out.
New details on the whistle-blower case said to be about President Trump: It involves multiple acts, not just one discussion with a foreign leader.
Whistle-Blower’s Complaint Is Said to Involve Multiple Acts by Trump WARNING WARNING WARNING
Yeah, Trump's comments to Ukraine were probably a tossed-off whim he'd quickly forget about, which is why *checks notes* the president's personal counsel traveled there to seek an investigation of Biden
If Donald Trump asked the President of Ukraine to investigate Joe Biden, it would be a clear and shocking case of abusing his power in order to undermine a democratic opponent. It would be one of his most obviously autocratic moves since taking office.
Watchdog Refuses to Detail Whistle-Blower Complaint About Trump
I remember when Trump gave information about Israel’s intelligence capabilities to Russian officials RIGHT OUT IN THE OPEN IN THE OVAL OFFICE. Republicans didn’t care then that Trump is a threat to this country. They don’t care now.
Whistle-Blower’s Complaint Is Said to Involve Multiple Acts by Trump
“...Mr. Giuliani’s efforts created the impression that the Trump administration’s willingness to back Mr. Zelensky was linked to his government’s readiness to in turn pursue the investigations sought by Mr. Trump’s allies.”
Whistle-Blower’s Complaint Is Said to Involve Multiple Acts by Trump
Until we know what the underlying claim is it’s nearly impossible to know whether the DNI is right or wrong
The intelligence community inspector general is meeting members of Congress but refusing to disclose anything about an urgent whistleblower complaint apparently involving a promise made by Pres. Trump to a foreign leader in a phone call.
Watchdog Refuses to Detail Whistle-Blower Complaint About Trump More transparency please.
Whistle-Blower’s Complaint Is Said to Involve Multiple Acts by Trump: the complaint goes beyond a commitment that President Trump was said to have made to a world leader.
Is it bigger than a breadbox? I hate playing 20 Questions.
If this is true, presumably there’s a tape. If this is true, giant. It’s a U.S. “intelligence *official*” alleging *”multiple actions”* by Trump including “making a commitment to a foreign leader” and at least one “allegation deals with Ukraine.” 1/3
Whistle-Blower’s Complaint Is Said to Involve Multiple Acts by Trump
Can someone please impeach this man?
Whistle-Blower’s Complaint Is Said to Involve Multiple Acts by Trump
Does the Acting Director of National Intelligence lack intelligence or commitment to the nation?