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Lawyer Disputes CBS Report That Whistleblower in Ukraine Matter Under Federal Protection

A lawyer for the whistleblower who filed a complaint regarding President Donald Trump disputed a report Sunday on CBS’ “60 Minutes” saying that his client is under federal protection.

A whistleblower complaint filed in August accused Trump of pressuring Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy to look into former Vice President Joe Biden and his son, Hunter Biden, during a July 25 phone call. “60 Minutes” tweeted Sunday that it had “obtained a letter” indicating that the whistleblower is now under federal protection.

A lawyer for the whistleblower, Mark S. Zaid, tweeted back at the news outlet, writing that it “completely misinterpreted” …read more

Source:: The Daily Signal