Well, this is rather interesting. And by interesting, I mean the whole Trump impeachment circus looks like more of a joke with every passing day. We all know what got us here. President Trump had a phone call with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky in July. There was supposedly some quid pro quo nonsense, with Trump threatening to withhold military aid unless Ukraine opened a corruption probe into Hunter Biden’s position at an energy company; Biden has zero experience in the energy sector. He’s also the son of former Vice President and 2020 candidate Joe Biden. The allegation is that Hunter sat on the board selling access. Is there truth to it? All we know is that Joe gets very, very upset when people talk about it.
The White House released a transcript of the call. There was no quid pro quo. There was nothing illegal. This came about because some whistleblower, who is reportedly a CIA agent, heard some other people say that this call was felonious in nature. It isn’t. It’s based on second-hand accounts. It’s fraught with errors. And this person was cited for political bias against Trump. This person is also a registered Democrat, but beyond that, we now know that this person worked with a 2020 Democrat (via Washington Examiner):
In an Aug. 26 letter, the Intelligence Community’s inspector general, Michael Atkinson, wrote that the anonymous whistleblower who set off the Trump-Ukraine impeachment fight showed “some indicia of an arguable political bias … in favor of a rival political candidate.”
A few weeks later, news reports said the whistleblower’s possible bias was that he is a registered Democrat. That was all. Incredulous commentary suggested that Republicans who were pushing the bias talking point were so blinded by their own partisanship that they saw simple registration with the Democratic Party as evidence of wrongdoing. . .
Now, however, there is word of more evidence of possible bias on the whistleblower’s part. Under questioning from Republicans during last Friday’s impeachment inquiry interview with Atkinson, the inspector general revealed that the whistleblower’s possible bias was not that he was simply a registered Democrat. It was that he had a significant tie to one of the Democratic presidential candidates currently vying to challenge President Trump in next year’s election.
(Read more from “The Trump-Ukraine Whistleblower Worked for a 2020 Democratic Candidate” HERE)