Thu Sep 26, 2019 AT 5:18 PM EDT
House Intelligence Committee Ranking Member Devin Nunes has some questions about why top secret and confidential phone calls made by President Donald Trump to foreign leaders keep leaking — to the press and Democrats on Capitol Hill.
“Is it normal for the president to have their conversations leak out? This is the third time,” Nunes said.
In the whistleblower complaint, the individual says they heard from a number of White House officials, in this case alleged leakers, about a phone call Trump had with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky.
“According to the White House officials who had direct knowledge of the call, the President pressured Mr. Zelensky,” the complaint states.
If this claim is true, who in the White House or the intelligence agencies is sending out the information? Or is this claim being falsely made in the complaint to further sow distrust among staff at the White House? Which of course cripples Trump’s ability to conduct foreign policy… Read Full Story