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Trump faces blowback for outing alleged whistleblower online


December 30, 2019

Anna Moneymaker – New York Times

President Donald Trump at the White House in Washington, Nov. 25, 2019.

WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump faces criticism from political opponents - and queasiness even among some supporters - for naming the alleged whistleblower whose complaint triggered the congressional inquiry that resulted in his impeachment.

A retweet late Friday to Trump's 68 million Twitter followers identified a person it says is the whistleblower. That could run afoul of two laws, said David Colapinto, a lawyer who represents whistleblowers at law firm Kohn, Kohn & Colapinto LLP in Washington.


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