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Whistleblower’s lawyers: No political motivations

President Trump speaks with Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro during a joint news conference at the White House last month. MUST CREDIT: Washington Post photo by Jabin Botsford

WASHINGTON – Lawyers for the whistleblower whose complaint against President Donald Trump sparked House Democrats’ impeachment inquiry issued a statement Wednesday rebutting Trump’s claims that their client is politically biased. “Our client has never worked for or advised a political ...

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Whistleblower’s attorney says team now representing ‘multiple’ officials

President Trump speaks with Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro during a joint news conference at the White House last month. MUST CREDIT: Washington Post photo by Jabin Botsford

WASHINGTON – An attorney for the whistleblower who sounded the alarm about President Donald Trump’s pressure on Ukraine said Sunday that “multiple” whistleblowers have come forward, deepening a political quagmire that has engulfed the president as well as several of ...

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Intelligence panel has deal to hear whistleblower’s testimony

Gray clouds fill the sky over the Capitol in Washington, D.C., on Jan. 1. While the tax package that Congress passed New Year’s Day will protect 99 percent of Americans from an income tax increase, most of them will still end up paying more federal taxes in 2013. AP Images

WASHINGTON – House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff said Sunday that his panel has reached an agreement to secure testimony from the anonymous whistleblower whose detailed complaint launched an impeachment investigation into President Donald Trump. The announcement from Schiff came ...

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Acting intelligence chief defends his handling of whistleblower complaint

Acting Director of National Intelligence, Joseph Maguire, appears before the House Intelligence Committee in Washington on Sept. 26, 2019. MUST CREDIT: Washington Post photo by Matt McClain

WASHINGTON – Acting Director of National Intelligence Joseph Maguire defended his decision not to immediately share with Congress an extraordinary complaint by an intelligence community whistleblower alleging that President Donald Trump used his office to solicit interference by a foreign ...

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FBI’s lawyer sting rattles billion-dollar whistle-blower unit

The Justice Department offers secrecy and cash to whistle-blowers for information about companies that cheated the government. But one former government attorney is accused of using that information for his own gain. Turning the tables on a unit that can ...

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Whistleblower’s pro se effort lauded by experts

A Cayuga County man who spent almost eight years battling the state on his own in federal court ended up with a verdict giving him a fraction of what will likely be paid to the lawyer he hired to present ...

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Second Circuit – Whistleblower: Segarra v. Federal Reserve Bank of NY

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit – Whistleblower Individual Defendants – Sufficient Link to FDIC Segarra v. Federal Reserve Bank of NY 14-1714 Judges Kearse, Parker and Wesley Background: The plaintiff filed a whistleblower suit against his former ...

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Second Circuit – Dodd-Frank – Whistleblower: Berman v. Neo@Ogilvy LLC

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit Dodd-Frank – Whistleblower Statutory Interpretation – Deference to Administrative Agency Berman v. Neo@Ogilvy LLC 14-626 Judges Newman, Jacobs and Calabresi Background: The plaintiff appealed from the dismissal of his claim alleging that ...

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Fourth Department — Whistleblower: Zielonka v. Town of Sardnia

Appellate Division, Fourth Department Whistleblower Employment Status Zielonka v. Town of Sardnia CA 13-02013 Appealed from Supreme Court, Erie County Background: The plaintiff was employed as a code enforcement officer for the defendant Town until his termination by the defendant. ...

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