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Atkinson: Trump fired me because I handled whistleblower complaint properly

Atkinson: Trump fired me because I handled whistleblower complaint properly

22 minutes ago   |   Politico

The intelligence community watchdog removed abruptly late Friday by President Donald Trump says he believes Trump ousted him because of his evenhanded handling of a...
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Ukraine Battles Forest Fires Near Chernobyl Nuclear Plant

58 minutes ago   |   Time

Ukrainian firefighters labored into Sunday night trying to put out two forest blazes in the area around the Chernobyl nuclear power station, which was evacuated because of...
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Trump suggests firing watchdog was payback for impeachment

21 hours ago   |   Boston Herald

By MARY CLARE JALONICK, KEVIN FREKING and DEB RIECHMANN WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump suggested that he fired the inspector general for the intelligence community in...
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Trump calls fired watchdog in impeachment probe a ‘disgrace'

1 day ago   |   Boston Herald

By MARY CLARE JALONICK and DEB RIECHMANN WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump on Saturday criticized the ousted inspector general who handled an anonymous whistleblower's...
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'A searing time for whistleblowers': Ousted intel watchdog wrote private letter to Schumer

'A searing time for whistleblowers': Ousted intel watchdog wrote private letter to Schumer

1 day ago   |   Politico

Two weeks before he was fired, Intelligence Community Inspector General Michael Atkinson told the Senate's top Democrat that the past six months had been “a searing time for...
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Trump defends decision to fire inspector general, calls him a 'disgrace'

1 day ago   |   NBC News   |   2 articles

“That's my decision. I have the absolute right,” Trump said about Michael Atkinson's firing, the intelligence community inspector general who flagged the Ukraine whistleblower...
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Trump Proceeds With Post-Impeachment Purge Amid Pandemic

1 day ago   |   NY Times

The president's decision to fire the intelligence community's inspector general under cover of darkness indicated that his hunt for those he considers disloyal continues...
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Trump's firing of intelligence watchdog comes off as late-night power play

1 day ago   |   Star Tribune

He is firing official who exposed call to Ukraine's president
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He Defied Trump on Ukraine Complaint. Now, a Dismissal

He Defied Trump on Ukraine Complaint. Now, a Dismissal

1 day ago   |   Newser

He alerted Congress to an intel official's complaint about Trump's July 25 phone call to the Ukrainian president, which jump-started the probe that led to the president's...
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President Trump fires inspector general who testified about Ukraine whistleblower complaint, triggering impeachment

1 day ago   |   ABC

President Donald Trump has fired Michael Atkinson, the inspector general for the intelligence community who handled the whistleblower complaint that triggered his impeachment.
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Fauci said he tested negative for coronavirus

The nation's top infectious disease expert said he tested negative for coronavirus Saturday when asked why he wasn't wearing a face mask as the pandemic spreads across the nation. Read more ...

Boris Johnson admitted to hospital for coronavirus

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The Carroll County Health Department announced Sunday one additional death at Pleasant View Nursing Home due to the coronavirus and several other confirmed cases. Read more ...

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