Trump had a Sunday afternoon meltdown on the White House lawn and claimed that the Ukraine whistleblower is an “Obama person.”
You know, certain of the media released information about a man they said was the whistle-blower, and I don’t know whether it is true or not, but they said that he is an Obama person and involved with Brennan and Susan Rice which means Obama, but he was like a big anti-Trump person. And hated Trump. And they said terrible things. Now I don’t know if it is true to have to find out. I don’t know why the media’s not on it. Because the whistle-blower gave a very inaccurate report about my phone call. My phone call was perfecto. It was totally appropriate.
But he gave a report, he or she. According to the newspapers, it’s a he. They think — they know who it is. You know who it is, you just don’t want to report it. CNN knows who it is, but you don’t want to report it. And you know you’d be doing the public a service if you did. The whistle-blower gave a false report. And because of that false report, people thought bad things were done. And then you had Schiff go out and speak before congress and before the American people and give a false story. He made up a story. After this was done they release and they said, he didn’t do anything wrong. But the whistle-blower should be revealed because the whistle-blower gave false stories.
Some would call it fraud. I wouldn’t go that far. When I read it closely, I probably would. But the whistle-blower should be revealed. I want to ask another question of you, where is the second whistle-blower and why did Schiff make a lie about what he said I said on the phone call? And why didn’t the lieutenant cornel say he wrote a letter to the white house with certain little comments about the phone call?
Trump just demanded that the media out the Ukraine whistleblower. pic.twitter.com/BYcE0zCtF5
— Sarah Reese Jones (@PoliticusSarah) November 3, 2019
After claiming that Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA) is the whistleblower, Trump has moved on to claim that the Ukraine whistleblower is an Obama conspiracy against him. Trump also demanded that the media out the identity of the whistleblower, because the president can’t follow his usual strategy of trashing his accuser if he doesn’t know who the accuser is.
Trump is desperate. His mind is racing. He is out of people to blame, so Donald Trump returned that old Republican classic. Blame Obama.
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Mr. Easley is the founder/managing editor and Senior White House and Congressional correspondent for PoliticusUSA. Jason has a Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science. His graduate work focused on public policy, with a specialization in social reform movements.
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