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Ernst Stands United With Fellow Iowan Grassley In Defending Whistleblowers

Sen. Joni Ernst (R-IA) agrees with Senate Finance Committee chair and fellow Iowa Republican Chuck Grassley: whistleblowers should be protected.
During a town hall Thursday in Templeton, Iowa, Ernst was asked by an attendee whether President Donald Trump should be threatening whistleblowers or encouraging other countries to investigate his political rivals.
Ernst responded that “corruption, no matter where it is, should be ferreted out.”
The Office of the Inspector General of the Intelligence Community, top House Democrats and even Fox News personalities have slammed Trump this week for his attempts to discredit the whistleblower who raised concerns about Trump’s July call with Ukraine …read more

Source:: TPM