President Donald Trump has this afternoon tweeted the name of the whistleblower in the heat of the ongoing impeachment hearing.
Twitter suspended Trump’s account within two minutes after the tweet. The account was however reinstated few minutes later without the post exposing the name of the whistleblower.
Twitter users took screenshots of the tweet which has since gone viral on social media.
Twitter acted swiftly to protect the identity of the whistleblower by suspending Trump’s account to take down the post.
Though Trump did not state that the name Steven Scott he mentioned is the whistleblower, Scott a known associate of Adam Bennett Schiff, a U.S. Representative for California’s 28th congressional district since 2013 and a member of the Democratic Party.
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