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Schiff says whistleblower to testify ‘very soon’ in Trump impeachment inquiry


House Intelligence Committee Chairman Rep. Adam Schiff, D-Calif., questions Acting Director of National Intelligence Joseph Maguire, as he testifies before the House Intelligence Committee on Capitol Hill on Thursday, Sept. 26, 2019.Caroline Brehman | CQ-Roll Call Group | Getty ImagesHouse Intel Committee Chairman Adam Schiff said Sunday that an agreement has been reached for the whistleblower at the center of the impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump to testify before Congress. In an interview on ABC’s “This Week,” Schiff said he expects the whistleblower to testify “very soon,” but timing depends on when the director of National Intelligence completes the security clearance process for the individual’s lawyers.”We’ll get the unfiltered testimony of that whistleblower,” Schiff said. The whistleblower filed a complaint expressing concern that Trump was “using the power of his office to solicit interference from a foreign country in the 2020 U.S. election.” The redacted complaint, released by the House Intelligence Committee Thursday, details a July 25 call in which Trump asked Ukraine’s president to investigate Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden and his son Hunter. 

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