One of the lawyers for the whistleblower in the so-called Ukraine case accused CBS of inventing information during its “60 Minutes” program on Sept. 29.
That broadcast reported that the whistleblower was “under federal protection because he or she fears for his safety,” and a letter sent by lawyers to CBS was cited as the source, but that letter did not actually contain such a claim, prompting the lawyer’s public complaint.
Lawyer Mark Zaid wrote in one of his tweets that this CBS statement was “literally making stuff up” and that it did not help anyone, let alone the whistleblower. He also doesn’t believe that the program used a different letter as a source.
The criticism by the lawyer of the whistleblower who spurred the impeachment inquiry has made internet users even more suspicious of the mass media, according to several of their messages.
According to the process initiated by the Democrats against President Trump, he supposedly called on the Ukrainian president asking him for an alleged “favor” to investigate former Vice President Joe Biden.
However, the White House emphatically denied those accusations and, in fact, published transcripts of talks between President Donald Trump and Ukraine’s president. The conversation shows that Trump did not pressure or offer any kind of financial inducement to Ukraine to investigate the son of Joe Biden in a case of corruption with Burisma gas company in Ukraine.
In this way, the Trump Administration refuted the whistleblower, who accused the president of improper contact with a foreign government.
The whistleblower, who accused President Trump through a dubious document, remains anonymous.
In the opinion of some experts, the document appears to have been written by a lawyer or congressman and contains references taken from organizations funded by financial speculator George Soros.
Former U.S. Attorney Joe diGenova said, “This is a fraud, not a scandal,” adding that the whistleblower should go to prison.
“Soros’s dirty money is all over this story from day one,” DiGenova emphasized.