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Just two weeks before his firing, Michael Atkinson wrote letter to Chuck Schumer about whistleblowers

President Donald Trump fired Intelligence Community Inspector General Michael Atkinson on Friday, triggering accusations of “retribution” against the man who first informed Congress about the Ukraine whistleblower.Just two weeks before his ousting, Atkinson wrote to Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) and “took a thinly veiled swipe” at officials who did not defend the whistleblower, including, presumably, the president, although Atkinson did not cite specific names, Politico reported.”As you know, the past six months have been a searing time for whistleblowers and for those who work to protect them from reprisal or threat of reprisal for reporting alleged wrongdoing,” Atkinson …read more

Source:: The Blaze