A whistleblower complaint filed Aug. 12 by an official in the U.S. intelligence community reportedly involves a "series of actions" by President Trump and not just a single discussion with a foreign leader. Intelligence Community Inspector General Michael Atkinson reportedly informed lawmakers Thursday the complaint relates to several acts but didn't provide any more information or confirm that it involves Trump. Part of the complaint reportedly has to do with Trump in a phone call making a "promise" to a foreign leader that the whistleblower found troubling. Atkinson marked the complaint as an "urgent concern." By law, acting Director of National Intelligence Joseph Maguire was supposed to send the complaint on to Congress, but after asking Justice Department officials for legal guidance, he refused.

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