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May 26, 2022

Whistleblowers and the Power of Truth with Michael Atkinson (Part 1)

Episode 225

In the struggle for transparency and accountability, whistleblowers play an invaluable role. This week, host Elisa is joined by Michael Atkinson, former Inspector General of the U.S. Intelligence Community, who, during his tenure, oversaw the investigation of the Ukraine whistleblower complaint that resulted ultimately in the first impeachment trial of former President Donald J. Trump. He shares his experience handling the issue both swiftly and ethically, as well as the path that led him to his role as IG.

Michael Atkinson is a partner at Crowell & Moring, and former Inspector General of the U.S. Intelligence Community

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