Democrats Accuse Trump of Endangering Whistleblower 

Saturday - 28/09/2019 20:12
Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) joins fellow House Democrats to mark 200 days since they passed H.R. 1, the For the People Act with a news conference at the U.S. Capitol September 27 in Washington, DC. GETTY
Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) joins fellow House Democrats to mark 200 days since they passed H.R. 1, the For the People Act with a news conference at the U.S. Capitol September 27 in Washington, DC. GETTY
The president in recent days, by way of tweet storms and press conferences, has relentlessly bashed the Ukraine whistleblower and denied any wrongdoing during a phone call in which he pressured a foreign leader to investigate a political opponent.

Recent public attacks levied by President Donald Trump against the anonymous whistleblower who sounded the alarm on the president's attempts to pressure a foreign leader to investigate a political opponent have Democrats accusing him of endangering the life of that person, in addition to the lives of future whistleblowers.

The president in recent days, in tweet storms and press conferences, has relentlessly bashed the whistleblower and denied any wrongdoing surrounding his July phone call with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky during which Trump asked Zelensky to investigate former Vice President Joe Biden and his son for potential corruption involving a Ukrainian energy company.

In remarks that Democrats have characterized as threatening, Trump accused the whistleblower of being a "spy" who's committed treason, along with those who leaked their knowledge of the call to the anonymous intelligence community official.

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