BREAKING: Whistleblower Asks to Speak with House Intelligence Committee

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House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff announced via twitter that the unnamed intelligence official aka the "whistleblower," who filed what the inspector general called an "urgent" and "credible" complaint against President Donald Trump, has requested a meeting. 

We have been informed by the whistleblower’s counsel that their client would like to speak to our committee and has requested guidance from the Acting DNI as to how to do so.We‘re in touch with counsel and look forward to the whistleblower’s testimony as soon as this week.

— Adam Schiff (@RepAdamSchiff) September 24, 2019

The announcment comes just minutes following Trump's announcment that he will release unredacted copies of a transcript of his call with the president of Ukraine.