'I don't care.' Trump dismisses GOP concern over protecting whistleblower

www.yahoo.com | 10/2/2019 | Staff
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WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump dismissed concerns Wednesday – including from some GOP lawmakers – about the need to shield a whistleblower at the center of allegations that he pressured Ukraine to dig up dirt on Joe Biden.

Asked about those concerns, Trump responded: "I don't care."

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Trump has repeatedly questioned the legitimacy of the unnamed whistleblower in the intelligence community who filed an Aug. 12 complaint about the president's phone call with Ukraine's president. Trump said "a whistleblower should be protected if the whistleblower's legitimate."

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, who launched an impeachment inquiry of Trump last week, has said she was alarmed at the whistleblower’s report and a summary of a July 25 phone call between Trump and Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky that has been made public.

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On the call, Trump repeatedly pressed Zelensky to investigate Biden, the 2020 Democratic presidential frontrunner, and his son, Hunter, who once had business interests in Ukraine. During the time of the conversation, the White House was holding up a military aid...
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