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Old 11-17-2019, 09:11 AM
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All aspects? Including discussing and deciding upon ďwhy the (major) cons outweigh the (minuscule) pros of forcing the whistleblower to publicly testify?

Done, and done. Satisfied?
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Disagree. Impeachment being absolutely a political process, all aspects of his coming forward or his info being brought forward should be fair game.

Anybody have the straight dope on the "whistleblower" protection law?
Donít know why you included the scare quotes.

Itís not a single law ( although it started that way). Itís a series of laws and well-defined protections. Hereís a link to the relevant document

https://fas.org/sgp/crs/intel/R45345.pdf

And an article explaining why itís important. But unless you agree that the interest of the USA does not always and necessarily perfectly align with the self interest of its leader, donít bother reading.

https://fas.org/sgp/crs/intel/R45345.pdf

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He or she is doing an AMA on reddit tonight (Tues) at 7 pm EST

https://www.politico.com/news/2019/1...dit-ama-074040
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He or she is doing an AMA on reddit tonight (Tues) at 7 pm EST

https://www.politico.com/news/2019/1...dit-ama-074040
Point of order... The author of that book (and the "lodestar" letter) is not generally believed to be the same person as the intelligence community whistleblower who reported their concerns about the Trump-Zelensky call. At least as far as I know.
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I think it’d be funny if it was Bolton.
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I think itíd be funny if it was Bolton.
Anonymous or the whistle blower? Because I'm pretty sure he is neither. Bolton is just teasing sales for his forthcoming book.

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That's the author of A Warning by Anonymous. Not the same as the whistleblower.
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not many answers from him/her . No big news. They did say they would give their name before the election.
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Anonymous or the whistle blower? Because I'm pretty sure he is neither. Bolton is just teasing sales for his forthcoming book.
I was thinking of the whistleblower, but I agree that it's not Bolton.

I just think that it'd be funny if the Dems, after all this hounding by the GOP to name this person and require him or her to come forth and talk, finally announced, "OK. We'll do it. The whistleblower is Bolton. He'll be publicly testifying tomorrow."
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sorry I confused the whistleblower with the person who wrote the Warning book.
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