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GOP Sen. Grassley splits with President Trump, calls for whistleblower to be protected

While President Donald Trump has been casting aspersions on the whistleblower who alleged misconduct by the president regarding Ukraine, Sen. Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) has come to the whistleblower’s defense, Politico reported.Trump has repeatedly called for an opportunity to find out who the whistleblower is, meet them, and even interview them, about the complaint, which contains second-hand information and media reporting. But Grassley said the whistleblower deserves protection.”This person appears to have followed the whistleblower protection laws and ought to be heard out and protected. We should always work to respect whistleblowers,” Grassley said. “Complaints based on second-hand information should not …read more

Source:: The Blaze