Last updated on October 6, 2019
Mark Zaid affirmed in an interview with ABC’s”This Week,” the next official, too, in the U.S. intelligence community, was interviewed by the inspector general. Zaid signifies the initial whistleblower who registered a complaint between a July 25 telephone call Trump held together with Ukraine’s president, where he requested him to research a Democratic rival, former Vice President Joe Biden.
The occurrence of the next whistleblower followed stirrings of discontent in Trump’s own Republican Party later he called on China on Friday to research Biden’s son, who had business dealings in China.
Republican U.S. Senators Mitt Romney, Ben Sasse, and Susan Collins have voiced worries about Trump reaching out to overseas countries to assist him in his 2020 re-election bid.
The phone call and the whistleblower criticism prompted the House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi to launch impeachment proceeding on Sept. 24 against Trump, stating his actions sabotaged U.S. election ethics and jeopardized national security.