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How DOJ Was Poised To Stifle The IC IG’s Whistleblower Complaint

For more than a week before it received a formal referral from the intelligence community inspector general, the Justice Department was aware of the concerns being raised about President Trump’s July 25 Ukraine call, reporting by the New York Times and elsewhere has revealed.
The heads up the Justice Department was given — which came to the Department via the CIA — put it in a position to quickly conclude that Trump’s conduct on the call was not illegal and to decide the that a formal whistleblower complaint need not be transmitted to Congress.
The chain of evens was discussed at length …read more

Source:: TPM