Host Howard Kurtz, clearly startled, immediately shot back that he didn’t know if that person was actually the whistleblower.
Ranking Republicans issued their own list Saturday including Hunter Biden and the unnamed whistleblower, who they say will help treat the President with “fundamental fairness.”
Impeachment depositions have repeatedly been derailed by a Republican crusade to elicit information on the whistleblower.
THE WRONG MAN
A former Obama staffer has been erroneously accused by the pro-Trump internet of blowing the whistle on the Ukraine affair. He didn’t. But now he’s getting death threats.
The president is trying to vest in himself the authority to declare what is true. But the body designated to receive the complaint, review it, and act upon it is in fact Congress.
It wasn’t all that long ago that Republicans wanted to protect those nameless sources who came to their committees.
“The American people deserve to know the name of the man making the accusation... to remove an American president,” Larson told THR in defending his actions.