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If He Thinks It’s Such a Good Idea, Why Won’t Rand Paul Name the Whistleblower Himself?

Not illegal to out “whistleblower.” Sen. Rand Paul (R–Ky.) has been calling on his colleagues to put a public spotlight on the man who introduced the world to the Trump-Ukraine scandal and shaming the press for not printing the suspected whistleblower’s name. This has earned Paul accolades from the MAGA crowd but has elicited mixed feelings, at best, from libertarians, who argue that doing so could have a chilling effect on future reporting of possible corruption.
Paul has defended himself by arguing that there’s nothing illegal about outing the government employee who first raised concerns about President Donald Trump’s July call …read more

Source:: Reason.com



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