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Report: Whistleblower Complaint Against Trump Focused on Phone Call with Ukrainian President

HeadlineSep 20, 2019

More details are coming to light about a whistleblower complaint filed against President Trump by a U.S. intelligence official. The Washington Post reports the complaint centered on a conversation Trump had with the new president of Ukraine on July 25. Trump’s interaction with him reportedly included a “promise” that was regarded as so troubling that it prompted the unnamed official to file a complaint. The acting director of national intelligence has refused to provide the contents of the whistleblower complaint to the House Intelligence Committee despite being subpoenaed to do so. This comes as House Democrats are investigating whether Trump had urged Ukraine to reopen a probe of a Ukrainian company with ties to Joe Biden’s son, Hunter. On Thursday night, Trump’s personal attorney Rudy Giuliani acknowledged on CNN that he had asked top Ukrainian officials to investigate Joe Biden.

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