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Wed Oct 9, 2019, 01:25 PM

Trump lashes out at intel inspector general over whistleblower storm

Source: The Hill



By Morgan Chalfant - 10/09/19 11:14 AM EDT


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In a series of tweets, Trump described the whistleblower complaint and related controversy as a “hoax” and a “scam.”

Trump also questioned Intelligence Community Inspector General (ICIG) Michael Atkinson’s handling of the complaint and asserted that Atkinson “should have never let it start.”
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President Trump on Wednesday lashed out at the intelligence community inspector general over his handling of a whistleblower complaint raising alarm over Trump’s conversations with Ukraine.

In a series of tweets, Trump described the whistleblower complaint and related controversy as a “hoax” and a “scam.”

Trump also questioned Intelligence Community Inspector General (ICIG) Michael Atkinson’s handling of the complaint and asserted that Atkinson “should have never let it start.”

“Why doesn’t the ICIG do something about this Scam? He should have never let it start, a Dem Hoax!” Trump tweeted Wednesday.

Trump criticized Atkinson, whom the president appointed to the position, while seizing on reports that the anonymous whistleblower previously had a professional relationship with one of the 2020 Democratic presidential candidates................................................

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Response to riversedge (Original post)

Wed Oct 9, 2019, 01:30 PM

1. K&R

Boo hoo.

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Response to riversedge (Original post)

Wed Oct 9, 2019, 01:35 PM

2. The man is mentally ill

if he held a different position he'd be led away in handcuffs for mental evaluation and sedation

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Response to riversedge (Original post)

Wed Oct 9, 2019, 02:10 PM

3. A man he appointed

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Response to riversedge (Original post)

Wed Oct 9, 2019, 02:18 PM

4. And to answer your question, Mr. President

The IG didn't "do something" about the "scam" because he's doing his job instead of doing your bidding.

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Response to riversedge (Original post)

Wed Oct 9, 2019, 07:00 PM

5. A full throated pushback is needed

from within the administration at this point. Country before career.

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