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Concerned That CIA Was Not Taking Allegations Seriously, Whistleblower Filed IG Complaint

The intelligence community whistleblower, identified as a CIA officer by the New York Times, initially took his allegations to the agency’s general counsel, only deciding to lodge his now-famous complaint when he realized that the general counsel had alerted the White House.

According to the Times, when the CIA officer went to general counsel Courtney Elwood shortly after President Donald Trump’s call with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky, she looped in officials at the White House and and Department of Justice (including Attorney General William Barr).
Though Elwood’s actions are in keeping with policy, they underscore how exposed the CIA officer was without …read more

Source:: TPM



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