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Trump Fires Watchdog Who Handled Ukraine Complaint


FILE - Intelligence Community Inspector General Michael Atkinson leaves after testifying at a House Intelligence Committee hearing on a whistleblower complaint about President Donald Trump's Ukraine dealings, on Capitol Hill in Washington, Oct. 4, 2019.
FILE - Intelligence Community Inspector General Michael Atkinson leaves after testifying at a House Intelligence Committee hearing on a whistleblower complaint about President Donald Trump's Ukraine dealings, on Capitol Hill in Washington, Oct. 4, 2019.

President Donald Trump has fired the intelligence watchdog who handled the complaint that triggered his impeachment.

Trump informed the Senate intelligence committee Friday of his decision to fire Michael Atkinson, according to a letter obtained by The Associated Press.

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