×
Newsmax TV & Webwww.newsmax.comFREE - In Google Play
VIEW
×
Newsmax TV & Webwww.newsmax.comFREE - On the App Store
VIEW
Tags: Trump Impeachment | whistleblower | will | not | appear | impeachment | probe

Whistleblower Won't Appear, Republicans Say

Whistleblower Won't Appear, Republicans Say
House Intelligence Chairman Rep. Adam Schiff (AP)

Wednesday, 23 October 2019 07:52 PM

The top Republicans on the three committees leading the impeachment inquiry said they’ve been told that the whistleblower who triggered the investigation’s focus on Ukraine won’t be called to testify.

“We are surprised by your announcement that the committees will not receive testimony from the anonymous intelligence community employee whose complaint initiated the so-called impeachment inquiry,” the GOP lawmakers wrote on Wednesday in a letter to Intelligence Chairman Adam Schiff, a California Democrat.

President Donald Trump has demanded that the whistle-blower be questioned in public. The Republican lawmakers argued that the committees involved in the inquiry have information that contradicts some of the whistleblower’s assertions, and they demand in the letter that the whistle-blower be made available for testimony.

The three top Republicans on the Intelligence, Oversight and Reform, and Foreign Affairs committees, which are, respectively, Devin Nunes of California, Jim Jordan of Ohio, and Michael McCaul of Texas.

Patrick Boland, a Schiff spokesman, declined to comment Wednesday night.

© Copyright 2021 Bloomberg News. All rights reserved.


Politics
The top Republicans on the three committees leading the impeachment inquiry said they've been told that the whistleblower who triggered the investigation's focus on Ukraine won't be called to testify. "We are surprised by your announcement that the committees will not...
whistleblower, will, not, appear, impeachment, probe, schiff
159
2019-52-23
Wednesday, 23 October 2019 07:52 PM
Newsmax Media, Inc.
More Articles
Join the Newsmax Community
Read and Post Comments
Please review Community Guidelines before posting a comment.
 
TOP

Newsmax, Moneynews, Newsmax Health, and Independent. American. are registered trademarks of Newsmax Media, Inc. Newsmax TV, and Newsmax World are trademarks of Newsmax Media, Inc.

NEWSMAX.COM
America's News Page
© Newsmax Media, Inc.
All Rights Reserved
NEWSMAX.COM
America's News Page
© Newsmax Media, Inc.
All Rights Reserved