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Senate braces for fight over impeachment whistleblower testimony


Added 02-16-20 08:56:02pm EST - “Senators are reviving the fight over the whistleblower complaint at the center of the months-long impeachment effort against President Trump.” - Thehill.com

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Posted By TheNewsCommenter: From Thehill.com: “Senate braces for fight over impeachment whistleblower testimony”. Below is an excerpt from the article.

Senators are reviving the fight over the whistleblower complaint at the center of the months-long impeachment effort against President TrumpDonald John TrumpTrump administration eyes proposal to block jet engine sales to China: report Trump takes track to open Daytona 500 Brazile 'extremely dismayed' by Bloomberg record MORE.

With Trump’s trial in the rearview mirror, the Senate Intelligence Committee is quietly shifting its attention back to its investigation into the complaint process after hitting pause on the inquiry as the impeachment effort consumed Washington. 

The probe will force senators to decide if, and how, they speak with the whistleblower — a controversial call that could test the bipartisan reputation the Intelligence panel has maintained even amid deeply partisan fights in Congress. 

Asked by The Hill if he was willing to formally compel and subpoena the whistleblower to testify, Senate Intelligence Committee Chairman Richard BurrRichard Mauze BurrUS prosecutors bring new charges against China's Huawei Graham vows to approach Hunter Biden probe with caution: 'I'm not going to be the Republican Christopher Steele' McConnell displays mastery of Senate with impeachment victory MORE (R-N.C.) didn’t rule out the possibility.

“I think you can rest assured that I’m prepared to do whatever we have to to interview the whistleblower,” Burr said. 

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