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Trump Impeachment: 2nd Whistleblower Appears With First-Hand Info

Trump is accused of using the power of his office to pressure Ukraine’s president to investigate Joe Biden.

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A second whistleblower has comes forward, this one with first-hand information of the events that triggered an impeachment investigation of US President Donald Trump for alleged abuse of power, the informant's lawyer said on Sunday, 6 October.

The attorney, Mark Zaid, said on Twitter:

Earlier Sunday, Zaid's co-counsel, Andrew Bakaj, said his firm and team "represent multiple whistleblowers" in the case accusing Trump of using the powers of his office to pressure Ukraine's new President Volodymyr Zelensky over a phone call to investigate political rival Joe Biden and his son Hunter.

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It was unclear whether Bakaj was using "multiple" to refer to more than two whistleblowers.

Typically, several officials would listen in on a call between the president and a foreign leader.

The existence of a whistleblower claiming first-hand knowledge of the phone call would make it harder for the president and his supporters to dismiss the original complaint as hearsay.

(Published in an arrangement with PTI.)

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Topics:  Ukraine   Joe Biden   donald trump 

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