Read the whistleblower complaint that sparked impeachment probe against President Trump

The president is under pressure over a July 25 conversation with the Ukrainian president.
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Thursday morning has seen the release a redacted version of the "Whistleblower Complaint" that sparked an impeachment investigation against President Donald Trump.

The document released on Thursday reveals the whistleblower – a member of the U.S. intelligence community – submitted the complaint as he was concerned the president was "using the power of his office to solicit interference from a foreign country in the 2020 U.S. election."

The complaint alleges that President Trump solicited from the Ukraine damaging information about possible Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden and his son, and suggested that funding may be withheld from the country if no help was given.

What's more, the details released on Thursday suggest there was an attempt by the White House to "lock down" all access to the written record of the July 25 phone call between Trump and Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy, sparking accusations on Thursday of a cover up.

The White House earlier this week released a memo containing part of the transcript from the conversation – albeit not the full transcript – in which the president asked Zelenskiy to "do us a favor."

Here's the redacted Whistleblower Complaint.

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