The highly-anticipated whistleblower complaint alleging abuses of power by President Trump is here.
Released online Thursday, the declassified complaint is based on the account of more than half a dozen U.S. officials over a period of four months, and it alleges that "the president of the United States is using the power of his office to solicit interference from a foreign country in the 2020 U.S. election."
The complaint describes the phone call with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky, on which a transcript released Wednesday showed Trump pushed Zelensky to investigate former Vice President Joe Biden's son.
But it also goes on to allege that in the days following the call, senior White House officials "intervened to 'lock down' all records of the phone call" and that White House officials were "'directed' by White House lawyers to remove the electronic transcript from the computer system in which such transcripts are typically stored for coordination, finalization, and distribution to Cabinet-level officials."
Read the full complaint, which was released just moments before acting Director of National Intelligence Joseph Maguire is to testify before Congress, here.