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Trump Calls It a ‘Scandal’ That Democrat Foe Helped Shape Whistleblower Complaint

President Donald Trump called the chairman of the House Intelligence Committee a “fraud” while offering rare praise of The New York Times in a contentious White House press conference in which he assailed the news media for dishonesty as Democrats’ impeachment inquiry advances.

Minutes before the president spoke Wednesday, the Times reported that Schiff’s office coordinated with the whistleblower before he or she filed a complaint about Trump’s July 25 phone call with Ukraine’s president, and helped the CIA employee through the process.

The Times story reads: “The whistle-blower’s decision to offer what amounted to an early warning to the …read more

Source:: The Daily Signal