Rand Paul reads alleged whistleblower’s name on Senate floor

Rand Paul reads alleged whistleblower’s name on Senate floor

Rand Paul gave the name of the alleged Ukraine whistleblower while speaking on the Senate floor, after earlier being blocked from doing so. Paul uttered the name in a question that Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts had earlier declined to read as the presiding officer of the trial. ’My question did not accuse anybody of being a whistleblower. I simply named two people’s names’, he said.

porcus 1 months

I submitted this story by naming Eric Ciaramella in the headline....

Crimson Jester
Crimson Jester 1 months

Eric's name had been known. He wasn't blowing any whistles

Paul C
Paul C 1 months

Certainly a head scratcher that people who supposedly don't know the identity of the so-called whistleblower are so protective of one specific name.

Beisht Kione
Beisht Kione 1 months

“The greatest whistleblower in American history, in all likelihood, was Edward Snowden,” he said, naming the former CIA contractor now living in exile in Russia after leaking massive amounts of information about the National Security Agency’s surveillance methods. (The fact that Snowden is in exile, rather than working a cushy Washington job, is a pretty good indication that his move wasn’t nearly as popular as that of the “whistleblower” who helped Democrats attack Trump.) “I’m not for retributions on the whistleblower,” Paul said. “I don’t want him to go to jail, I don’t want him to lose his job." “But if six people who all worked together at the National Security Council knew each other and gamed the system, knowing that they would get these protections, they gamed the system in order to bring down the president, we should know about that."

White mana matters
White mana matters 1 months

Hmm no leftist sources? How strang...ly predictable.

Rocky 1 months

Key word alleged. He has no proof and simply has questions for a material witness.

Matt 1 months

and yet ill bet anyone who mentions his name on social media will still be censored or banned

Cole Erdmann
Cole Erdmann 1 months

wow why is this taboo why couldnt we know 6 months ago?

Rational ific
Rational ific 1 months

Someone blew the whistle on the whistleblower.

Fin 1 months

Pathetic ethics for a senator..

Jon 1 months

Hey. Douchebag. The whistleblower claim was deemed credible and urgent by the REPUBLICAN Inspector general. What would having the whistelblower testify accomplish? Seriously anyone?

John 1 months

All the Trump Cult repeating a name like children who've learnt a new swear word. 🤣🤣

J. C.
J. C. 1 months

hell yea brother! deepstate exposed.

Deb 1 months

Astonishing criminality - those who write the laws are now also above them.

Cheri Carter
Cheri Carter 1 months

Why should anyone be surprised. This is what Traitor Trump's comrades do. They just follow his lead and think they are above the and get away with anything they do. If I lived in Kentucky, I sure wouldn't be proud of either of the two Senators they have representing them. I'd be thinking, what do the rest of the States think about Kentucky and how can we change our image. He's a suggestion - vote them out of office so they can no longer disgrace you!!

Gregory 1 months

Despicable! This preening wimp from Kentucky knows full well that he is breaking federal law by disclosing the whistleblower's name!

Dagoberto 1 months

I think I know why his neighbor kicked his ass.

James Sanford (Retroambassador)
James Sanford (Retroambassador) 1 months

The whistleblower is like an anonymous 911 caller. when the cops arrive and interview witnesses and find evidence, knowing who the original anonymous caller is irrelevant. trump has admitted everything the whistleblower and subsequent witnesses said was true and has moved the goal posts to the next stage. people who are still focusing on the whistleblower are just trying to distract.

Star Alien
Star Alien 1 months

Wow. Hope his neighbor doesnt rip him a new one for a second time.

The Civic Nationalist
The Civic Nationalist 1 months

Dear God these TDS freaks are beyond help. Paul's a criminal, Moscow Mitch, Putin, all these adorable conspiracy theories as they project their tantrums and coupde'tat. It's for the best, the more they expose their pathological hate for the republic and willingess to burn it, the faster they become a political irrelevancy.

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