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Trump fired the intelligence official who handled Ukraine whistleblower complaint

2 monthes ago   |   By Business Insider

Intelligence Community Inspector General Michael Atkinson will be out of the job in 30 days, according to a letter from President Donald Trump that was reported on Friday night.
Atkinson was the official who received a whistleblower's complaint about President Trump's dealings with Ukraine, deeming the matter an "urgent concern."
In his letter, Trump said he no longer had the "fullest confidence" in Atkinson, who began working at the Department of Justice under President George W. Bush.
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Trump fires intelligence official involved in his impeachment probe

Trump fires intelligence official involved in his impeachment probe

2 monthes ago   |   By National Post

WASHINGTON - U.S. President Donald Trump notified Congress on Friday that he is firing the inspector general of the U.S. intelligence community who was involved in triggering an impeachment probe of the president last year.
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Trump to Fire Intelligence Watchdog Who Had Key Role in Ukraine Complaint

2 monthes ago   |   By NY Times

The president notified lawmakers late on Friday, saying he had lost confidence in the inspector general for the intelligence community.
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Trump fires watchdog who handled Ukraine complaint

2 monthes ago   |   By Boston Herald

By MARY CLARE JALONICK
WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump has fired Michael Atkinson, the inspector general for the intelligence community who handled the whistleblower complaint that triggered Trump's impeachment.
Trump informed the Senate intelligence committee Friday of his decision to fire Atkinson, according to a letter obtained by The Associated Press.
Trump said in the letter that it is “vital” that he has confidence in the appointees serving as inspectors general, and “that is no longer the case with regard to this inspector general.”
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President Trump Fires Intelligence Community Inspector General Michael Atkinson

President Trump Fires Intelligence Community Inspector General Michael Atkinson

2 monthes ago   |   By NPR

Atkinson first raised concerns about a complaint involving President Trump's communications with Ukraine, which led to the impeachment inquiry.
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