nearvideo report: Whistleblower accuses President trump from the ‘promise’ to the world leader in call
Michael Atkinson, the ” intelligence community inspector General, testified to hearing on Capitol Hill in a closed door; chief intelligence correspondent Catherine Herridge reports from Washington.
The development of the controversy over a mysterious telephone call to President Trump had to say, with a guide, apparently, centers for Ukraine, as the President and his allies, the outrage is just another partisan plot against him.
What touched off the controversy was a secret whistleblower complaint, that the Director of the secret service has kept out of the Congress, allegedly with a “promise” Trump has to an unnamed foreign leaders. In the latest development, The Washington Post and The New York Times reported on Thursday that the complaint relates to the Ukraine. Fox News has not confirmed reports.
WHISTLEBLOWER COMPLAINT, ALLEGEDLY ON TRUMP’S ‘PROMISE’ TO A FOREIGN LEADER, TOUCHED OFF DC FIRE STORM
Trump’s lawyer, Rudy Giuliani, seemed to confirm, some effort to examine the pressure of the Ukraine a possible corruption in connection with the Biden family, but he gave conflicting answers to the question in a CNN interview about the night. It remains unclear what brought the alleged “promise” of trump, with.
The President, however, he retained nothing, improper and gates said in the pushing-allegations Thursday, accusing the house Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff, D-Calif., to go along with the media, after him once again.
“The radical Left, the Democrats and their Fake-News media-partners, headed back to Little Adam Schiff, and batting Zero for 21 against me, are at it again!”, the President tweeted on Friday. “You think I might have had a ‘tricky’ conversation with a certain foreign leader based on a ‘very partisan’ “Whistleblower” statement,” the President tweeted Friday.
He added: “Strange to hear that so many other people or not to know the perfectly fine and respectful conversation, that you will come to the front. You why you do not know the reason? There was nothing wrong with that said, it should have, it was pitch perfect!”
Meanwhile, allies of the President took to the airwaves the story
“This is a clear example of someone from the “deep state” … of the “intelligence community”, the former Acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker The story with Martha MacCallum said on Fox News’ “.” “It was completely exaggerated. … It is a big burger, nothing.”
Fueling intrigue, Giuliani, Biden’s questions on the activities of the former Vice-President, Joe, whose son, Hunter, who works for a Ukrainian gas company. Joe Biden, a democratic presidential candidate, has the control for the months, about his past, to roll pressure on the country to fire their top Prosecutor, while he was leading a corruption investigation into the company.
In an interview Thursday on CNN, Giuliani was asked whether he had asked the Ukraine to look at Biden. Giuliani first said, “no, actually I have”, but seconds later, he said: “of course I did.”
He explained that he searched the government, the case was dismissed.
Later, Giuliani tweeted, “A President Pres-elect a well known corrupt country tells, in which he examines better corruption that affects US does its job.”
MATTHEW WHITAKER CALLS REPORTED TO THE WHISTLEBLOWER COMPLAINT, A “CLEAR EXAMPLE OF SOMEONE FROM THE DEEP STATE’
The whistleblower complaint has triggered a major showdown with Congress, according to the Deputy Director of National Intelligence, Joseph Maguire not the details with the legislator would share. The inspector General of the intelligence community of the receipt of the complaint and correspondence with the ship, as the allegations “credible” and dealing with “urgent concern.”
But the watchdog reported to the Committee that his office “in a cul-de-SAC” with the Director of national intelligence, about the publication. General inspector, Michael Atkinson wrote that the DNI, “after consultation with the Department of Justice,” have determined the complaint to be shared with the intelligence committees in the framework of the law. He wrote that he “keep that determination,” but does not agree with him.
After a closed-door hearing on Thursday with Atkinson, ship, expressed concerns about no access to the information, warning Congress could use in legal action or financial powers as a means of pressure. “What’s at stake here, goes far beyond this complaint, and this President,” he said.
Ship had said pre-loading Maguire, he was directed to the restraint of a whistleblower complaint by the Congress, and to ask whether he had to do so by the White house or the attorney General.
CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD THE FOX NEWS APP
In a letter Tuesday, the general counsel for the office of the Director of National Intelligence, Jason Klitenic, wrote that the Agency is the protection of whistleblowers and argued that the claim does not meet the requirements of the definition of the term “urgent concern.” He said the complaint “affected behavior by someone outside the intelligence community and does not refer to” intelligence work ” under the DNI’s supervision.”
Ship said last week that Maguire is necessary to share the complaint with the Congress and said, trying to push it in “, raises serious concerns about whether the White house, justice Department or other Executive branch officials are trying to prevent a legitimate whistleblower complaint from reaching the intended recipient, the cover up of the Congress, to a serious misconduct.”
The following Thursday Atkinson hearing, Maguire is still expected to testify publicly about the whistleblower complaint on Sept. 26.
Fox News’ Judson Berger and The Associated Press contributed to this report.