Acting DNI takes complaint about White House coverup, goes to White House first


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MSNBC.com— MSNBC's Nicolle Wallace, Matt Miller, Claire McCaskill and NY Times' Michael Schmidt analyze Acting Director of National Intelligence Joseph Maguire's testimony.

www.dailykos.com—Acting Director of National Intelligence admits he went to the White House first with the complaint. Acting Director of National Intelligence Joseph Maguire was handed the whistleblower’s complaint in his first week on the job, having just taken over for Dan Coats, who resigned on July 29, 2019, only four days after the call between Donald Trump and Ukraine’s President-elect Volodymyr Zelensky in which Trump asked Zelensky for a “favor.”  The whistleblower complaint is packed with damaging information, including the allegation that the White House removed the call records from traditional...

TheBlaze—Washington Post claims DNI threatened to resign if he couldn't testify about whistleblower complaint. White House and DNI say it never happened.. The Washington Post reported that acting Director of National Intelligence Joseph Maguire threatened to quit if the White House did not allow him to testify before Congress later this week. But within an hour of the article's publication, both the White House and Maguire himself had issued denials.What did the Post say?Citing "current and former U.S. officials familiar with the matter," the Post reported Wednesday afternoon that Maguire "warned the White House that he was not willing to withhold...

NPR.org—House Intel Begins Hearing With Acting DNI On Whistleblower Complaint. The House Intelligence Committee releases a declassified version of the Trump-Ukraine call whistleblower complaint before hearing from Acting Director of National Intelligence Joseph Maguire.