It has now been revealed that the so-called Ukraine “whistleblower” has direct ties to one of the major 2020 Democrat candidates for president, giving us even more evidence that this character is a partisan, deep state political operative and NOT a legitimate concerned citizen just trying to be a government watchdog.
We already had an August 26 letter that Intelligence Community’s inspector general Michael Atkinson wrote about his concerns that the fake whistleblower showed “some indicia of an arguable political bias … in favor of a rival political candidate.” We later found that the “whistleblower” was a registered Democrat.
But now we have even more. In Atkinson’s testimony before a house impeachment inquiry hearing, the intel IG says that the the “whistleblower” is not just suspect because he is a registered Democrat, but also because he has ties to a 2020 Democrat candidate.
According to the Washington Examiner:
“The IG said [the whistleblower] worked or had some type of professional relationship with one of the Democratic candidates,” said one person with knowledge of what was said.
“The IG said the whistleblower had a professional relationship with one of the 2020 candidates,” said another person with knowledge of what was said.
“What [Atkinson] said was that the whistleblower self-disclosed that he was a registered Democrat and that he had a prior working relationship with a current 2020 Democratic presidential candidate,” said a third person with knowledge of what was said.
Atkinson did not divulge to which presidential candidate the faux “whistleblower” was connected.
This is just the latest bit of proof that this whistleblower is a fake, political attack, and not a real concerned citizen.
The so-called “whistleblower” who went to the government with inaccurate accusations of President Trump’s phone call with the Ukrainian president “accidentally” forgot to tell investigators that he had already been in contact with members of the Democrat Party.
More evidence piles up every day that this “whistleblower” is a partisan political actor and not a true watchdog over possible presidential malfeasance.
The latest proof of the illegitimacy of this “whistleblower” is that he did not tell the government that he was being coached by Rep. Adam Schiff, the California Democrat who currently chairs the House Intelligence Committee.
Per reporter Catherine Herridge:
Per Catherine Herridge: IC Inspector General told lawmakers the whistleblower did not disclose contact w Schiff/Committee staff – so IG never looked into it. IG “had no knowledge of it”.
— Shannon Bream (@ShannonBream) October 4, 2019
This is most significant because according to Sean Davis, the form this faux whistleblower had to fill out for his complaint required him to disclose contacts such as that with the top Democrat on the House Intel Committee.
The form submitted by the complainant required him to disclose all contacts he had regarding his allegations. If he failed to disclose those interactions with Schiff before filing the complaint, he could be subject to felony false statement charges. https://t.co/QGFh9vNFvC pic.twitter.com/aOXUpotkNl
— Sean Davis (@seanmdav) October 4, 2019
CNN’s Jake Tapper reported last Thursday that a source came through with the information that the whistleblower is a registered Democrat.
“First from CNN, a source familiar with the whistleblower investigation tells me that the political bias referred to by the Intelligence Community Inspector General is that the whistleblower is a registered Democrat,” Tapper said on his Thursday The Lead broadcast. “That is the bias. The IG acknowledged the bias in his statement that said didn’t change the facts of the whistleblower complaint. The attorney for the whistleblower declined to give us a comment.”
There is more.
Only a day before, Democrat Rep. Adam Schiff admitted that the politically motivated “whistleblower” worked with his office to attack President Donald Trump long before he ever filed his intel complaint.
Contrary to Schiff’s claims that he never spoke to the “whistleblower” before he made his complaint about the president’s call with the Ukrainian president, the California congressman and ranking Democrat on the House Intelligence Committee admitted he worked with the man after a New York Times article outed the information on Wednesday.
According to the New York Times, Schiff’s office was contacted at least a few days before the “whistleblower” filed his complaint against Trump.
“The early account by the future whistle-blower shows how determined he was to make known his allegations that Mr. Trump asked Ukraine’s government to interfere on his behalf in the 2020 election. It also explains how Mr. Schiff knew to press for the complaint when the Trump administration initially blocked lawmakers from seeing it,” the paper wrote.
Then there is the fact that the “whistleblower’s” lawyers are major Democrat activists.
According to Breitbart News:
Whistleblower Aid, a small nonprofit helping the lawyers for the so-called whistleblower at the center of the impeachment movement targeting President Donald Trump, is heavily tied to far-left activist organizations and Democratic politics.
One of the co-founders of Whistleblower Aid previously worked at several liberal activist organizations financed by billionaire activist and Democratic Party megadonor George Soros. The other co-founder currently leads a separate organization that boasts on its four-person advisory board John Podesta, who led Hillary Clinton’s 2016 presidential campaign, served as Chief of Staff to Bill Clinton and founded the Soros-funded Center for American Progress pushing a progressive agenda.
Clearly this whole mess is a partisan political effort and no act of a “whistleblower.”
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