7 Oct 2019

Second Trump whistleblower comes forward

From First Up, 5:08 am on 7 October 2019

To the US now where a second whistleblower has come forward in the impeachment case against President Donald Trump. The attorney representing both whistleblowers says the second whistleblower is an intelligence official with first-hand knowledge of allegations associated with the phone call made with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky in July. It's alleged that in the phone call, President Trump asked the Ukrainian leader to investigate democrat opponent Joe Biden - the allegations led to the impeachment inquiry which is currently under way. Joining Indira from Washington is our correspondent Simon Marks.