LAWYERS for the whistleblower whose complaint triggered an impeachment inquiry against US President Donald Trump says the president’s word are endangering their client.
After the transcript of his call with the president of Ukraine was revealed, Trump has called for the anonymous whistleblower to be unmasked.
Democrats say the whistleblower will testify to Congress once steps were taken to protect the identity.
Trump has suggested his opponents could be arrested for treason.
A transcript of a call between Trump and Ukraine’s President Volodymyr Zelensky revealed that he urged Zelensky to investigate discredited corruption allegations against former vice-president and 2020 presidential candidate Joe Biden as well as his son, the BBC is reporting.
According to the BBC, the call was now at the centre of an effort by Democrats that could see Trump expelled from office, but doing so would require members of his Republican party to turn against him.