By Breitbart. A copy of a witness’s opening statement during the closed-door impeachment inquiry was given to the Washington Post before copies were provided to members of Congress and staffers engaged in the inquiry, a recently released transcript shows.
Witnesses’ opening statements have frequently been leaked to the media, allowing for their claims to reach the public uncontested before any other information from the closed-door testimonies.
A staffer for the Republican side pressed former U.S. Ambassador to Ukraine Marie Yovanovitch during her October 11 closed-door deposition on how the Post may have gotten a copy of her opening statement, but her lawyers refused to let her answer.
During the deposition, Steve Castor, the staffer representing Republicans for the Oversight and Government Reform Committee, asked Yovanovitch for copies of her opening statement. (Read more from “Media Got Impeachment Probe Witness’s Opening Statement Before Lawmakers” HERE)
Schumer: No One Knows Who Whistleblower Is, ‘If You Do, You Should Let Me Know’
By Breitbart. During a press conference on Tuesday, Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) denounced calls to publicize the identity of the whistleblower and stated that “no one knows who he is, or if you do, you should let me know.”
(Read more from “Schumer: No One Knows Who Whistleblower Is, ‘If You Do, You Should Let Me Know’” HERE)