US President Donald Trump has shared a tweet on Saturday in which someone is designated as the suspected whistleblower in his removal proceedings, AP news agency reports on Sunday.
Although the retweet was published in the night from Friday to Saturday, the tweet only appeared on the timeline of many Twitter users on Saturday night due to a bug; a Twitter representative told AP news agency.
This is a name of the conceivable informant in the American knowledge administration who revealed the phone discussion between President Trump and the Ukrainian president Volodymyr Zelensky, on which an expulsion method to the president has been begun. It is not confirmed that the person mentioned in the tweet is the whistleblower.
Trump has threatened to expose the whistleblower several times, but this is the first time he has shared a name. If this is the name of the whistleblower, then the president is breaking US law. Revealing the identity of a whistleblower within the US intelligence services is, in fact prohibited by a federal security law.
On December 19, the American president was charged with (impeachment) for abuse of power. This makes Trump the third president in American history to be tried in the Senate.