Trump’s son tweets name of alleged whistleblower President Donald Trump’s son published on Wednesday the name of the alleged anonymous ,
Whistleblower whose complaint fired the impeachment inquiry against Trump breaking strict conventions for protecting officials who reveal wrongdoing in government . Amid calls by the president himself to expose the whistleblower,
Donald Trump Jr. tweeted the name of a CIA analyst which has circulated online for weeks, and linked to a Breitbart news article implying the person was pro-Democrat and anti-Trump. AFP could not independently verify the whistleblower’s identity and is not publishing the name.
“There is no Whistleblower. There is someone with an agenda against Donald Trump,” the president tweeted on Monday . Trump at a political rally in Kentucky Monday, Republican Senator Rand Paul threatened to expose the person and demanded .
“We also now know the name of the whistleblower… I say tonight to the media, do your job and print his name.” the whistleblower’s lawyer, would not confirm or deny the reported name, but said Trump Jr. and others were endangering the person as well as the system .
“Identifying any name for the whistleblower will simply place that individual and their family at risk,” he told AFP Trump improperly pressured Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky in a July 25 phone call to help the
US leader’s upcoming reelection campaign. Trump asked Zelensky for a “favor” and specified that Ukraine should open investigations into Trump’s Democratic rival Joe Biden, In testimony released Tuesday, close Trump ally Gordon Sondland the US ambassador to the European Union, admitted he had told .
Democratic Party supporter who lacked direct knowledge of the July 25 call. But the call record and subsequent testimony to the impeachment inquiry by officials support the allegations that Trump withheld ,