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Posted on 11/07/2019 6:21:44 AM PST by Eddie01
Name of Alleged Whistleblower Left in Public Impeachment Transcripts Unredacted
NewsUS News BREAKING: Name of Alleged Whistleblower Left in Public Impeachment Transcripts Unredacted written by Paul Goldberg November 7, 2019
Twitter sleuths have noticed the name of the alleged whistleblower, Eric Ciaramella is in the official impeachment transcripts and has not been redacted.
Its unclear whether the name was not redacted by accident.
Benny Johnson speculated that Democrats may have messed up BIG TIME.
Um why is Eric Ciaramellas name in the congressional Impeachment testimony?
Dems said they would redact the name of the whistleblower.
1. Ciaramella is not the whistleblower
2. Dems messed up BIG TIME & printed the name of the leaker in their own document pic.twitter.com/YrvUIwbt3y
Benny (@bennyjohnson) November 6, 2019
DailyBeast reports the lead impeachment inquiry lawyer for House Republicans named the alleged Trump-Ukraine whistleblower during a deposition with a key State Department witness.
U.S. Ambassador to Ukraine William Taylor told the lawyer that he did not know the person and had not had conversations with him.
But the fact that he was asked at all underscores what appears to be a longstanding strategy by committee Republicans to insert his name into the public record. The name of the individual ultimately was included in the transcript of Taylors deposition.
In subsequent depositions, Democrats have accused Republicans of trying to use the witness interviews as back-door channels for outing the whistleblower. Their fears have grown even more pronounced in recent days as several lawmakersmost notably Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY)have threatened to subpoena and reveal the identity of the whistleblower. The presidents son, Don Jr., appeared to take things even farther, tweeting out an article from Breitbart on Wednesday morning naming the alleged whistleblower.
Because of course he did!!! Alleged Whistleblower Eric Ciaramella Worked Closely with Anti-Trump Dossier Hoaxer https://t.co/v5kDe0X62u
Donald Trump Jr. (@DonaldJTrumpJr) November 6, 2019
From Vanity Fair
Tuesday, mainstream newsrooms have been unified in their resistance to naming the whistle-blower, whose anonymity is meant to be protected by law, even as several niche outlets have published the persons alleged identity in recent days.
On Monday night, Rand Paul implored the media, Do your job and print his name. On Wednesday morning, Donald Trump Jr. raised the stakes by tweeting the alleged whistle-blowers name along with a link to a Breitbart article. The outrage on this is BS. And those pretending that I would coordinate with The White House to send out a Breitbart link havent been watching my feed for a long time, he told Yashar Ali.
In no time at all, the Drudge Report screamed, JUNIOR OUTS THE WHISTLEBLOWER. But even Drudge apparently is on the same page as the vast majority of the press: The splash linked to a cautious AFP article that kept the name offline.
Don. Jr. may not have been able to corner the mainstream press into a position where it had no choice but to acknowledge the information he was putting out into the world. But his tweet did seem to alter the landscape a bit.
What happens if, say, his father, or someone else unignorable, were encouraged to do the same thing? People are trying to soften the ground so someone names him and then we all have to cover it, one political journalist at a major national news organization told me. What does the media do when or if the president names him? Or, like, Kellyanne [Conway] on the West Wing driveway? There is a different calculation if someone from the White House names him.
Arrest Adam Schiff!
Possible but this rat’s life is DOA...
which rat are you talking about?
I think it might be worse than that.
The intelligence agencies are running a psyops on U.S. citizen’s.
There is a war room somewhere where “operation impeachment” is coordinated across a broad range of assets.
...to create this dangerous effort to remove Trump and save themselves from prison or worse.
Where are the rest of them and what are they up to ?
Secret kept from citizens and voters for the purpose of covering our leaders lies.
The "psyops" operation is being run by Hollywood, the media, Congress, foreign assets, etc. -- and it's probably perfectly legal.
The evidence for this will be if Trump is never impeached.
This is all just a political game aimed at undermining him as the President of the United States. And I'll repeat: It's probably legal from top to bottom.
Eric the Unredacted.
Sounds like a title of Nobility issued by the Community Organizer King of dirty name.
He is in considerable personal jeopardy at this time.
I am sure the FBI and the DOJ are having a few words with him about the espionage network he operated.
Yes, and if they had redacted his name in this context, it would have confirmed he is the “whistleblower” for those actually in the room during the questioning.
LOL, especially Valerie!
Nothing in the transcript indicates that he’s the whistle blower.
They just asked Taylor if he had met this individual.
That’s actually good point. I stand partially corrected, because it does not green light the rest of the media to use the name as the “whistleblower”.
It does, however, allow the Senate, DOJ, or other interested parties (private lawsuits) to reference the document to subpoena for testimony.
He’s at CIA last I heard.
Probably... if so they planned his debut as far back as Jan 2017.
Yep. They always seem to do that. Remember Dr Ford? Went to HI and other palces, but suddenly was afraid to fly to DC?
Every single one of them should have been fired as soon as President Trump took office.
Have you ever known any democrat who goes to jail for their crimes?
Look at all the losers in that photo. Any one of them who was still employed by the U.S. government after Trump's inauguration was a "whistleblower."
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