Acting Director of National Intelligence Joseph Maguire is scheduled to testify before Congress Thursday about the whistleblower complaint stemming from President Trump's phone call with Ukraine's president, in which Trump asked for Ukraine to investigate former Vice President Joe Biden and his son, Hunter.
The Washington Post, citing current and former U.S. officials familiar with the matter, reported Wednesday that Maguire had threatened to resign if the White House tried to pressure him to withhold information from Congress. Maguire denied he had suggested he might step down over the matter. "I have never quit anything in my life," he said, "and I am not going to start now." The Justice Department received two criminal referrals but dismissed them, saying Trump's call did not rise to a criminal level, The New York Times reports.
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