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Reality Winner, the National Security Agency (NSA) whistleblower convicted of leaking details of a 2016 Russian cyberattack on U.S. voting software, has tested positive for coronavirus in a Texas federal
Continue Reading NSA Whistleblower Reality Winner And 500 Inmates In Federal Prison Test Positive For Coronavirus

Last week, Senate Select Committee on Intelligence Acting Chairman Marco Rubio (R-FL) and Vice Chairman Mark Warner (D-VA) issued a joint statement supporting whistleblowers within the intelligence community.  The statement
Continue Reading Heads of the Senate Intelligence Committee Advocate for Whistleblowers within the Intelligence Community

On June 17, Senator Chuck Grassley (R-IA) introduce introduced legislation aimed at protecting inspectors general. The Washington Post published an Op-Ed by Sen. Grassley in which he discusses the purpose
Continue Reading Senator Chuck Grassley Introduces Legislation to Protect Inspectors General

Oversight should have no political bias. That was the message sent yesterday by Republican Senator Chuck Grassley. He announced that he would delay the confirmation process of two Trump nominees
Continue Reading Sen. Grassley Refuses to Consider Trump Nominees Without Explanation for Termination of Two Inspectors General

In November 2019, federal prosecutors in Michigan indicted a man on charges of making death threats against Mark Zaid, the attorney representing the whistleblower at the center of the Trump impeachment proceedings, according to recently unsealed court filings. The message to Zaid came on the heels of a November 2019 rally in which President Trump read aloud tweets by Zaid, commenting: “These people are bad people, and it’s so bad what they do to our country. They rip the guts out of our country.”
Continue Reading Ukraine Whistleblower’s Attorney Threatened: the Ugly Reality of Retaliation

The debate over whistleblower protection shifted to the impeachment trial, where another attempt was made to reveal the name of a person some think is the Ukraine Whistleblower. But, an important disclosure didn’t get much attention during the partisan sparring at this week’s House Oversight Committee hearing on whistleblower protections.

Continue Reading Whistleblower advocates have more to say following House hearing

Edward Snowden, the noted NSA whistleblower, last night spoke up in defense of his partner in…crime? Concern is growing that journalists who use leaked documents are starting to be pursued more aggressively as criminals.

Snowden fled the country after he revealed the National Security Agency’s mass surveillance program. Glenn Greenwald worked with Snowden, wrote about the leaks for the Guardian in 2013 and won a Pulitzer. See the whole thing play out in the documentary, CitizenFour. That won an Oscar.
Continue Reading Snowden: Greenwald charges represent pushback against whistleblowers

“This all supposedly started because of a whistleblower,” President Trump’s attorney Jay Sekulow said Tuesday during the first day of the Senate impeachment trial. “Where is that whistleblower?” he added as he closed his notebook and walked away from the Senate podium.

Continue Reading Whistleblower still a target for the President’s defense team