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Trump fires intelligence official who played key role in Ukraine complaint

WorldNews Saturday, 4 April 2020
Trump fires intelligence official who played key role in Ukraine complaintU.S. President Donald Trump told Congress on Friday that he has fired Michael Atkinson, the intelligence community inspector general (ICIG) who first notified lawmakers of a Ukraine complaint that ultimately led to the president's impeachment. In a letter made public late Friday by U.S. media, Trump informed the Senate and House intelligence committees...
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News video: U.S. watchdog vows 'aggressive' oversight after Trump fires intel official

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The top U.S. federal watchdog vowed on Saturday to continue to conduct "aggressive" independent oversight of government agencies, after President Donald Trump fired the inspector general of the U.S. intelligence community late Friday night. This report produced by Jillian Kitchener.

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