September 24, 2019 / 7:39 PM / 20 days ago

Schumer to Trump on whistleblower: We need the complaint

FILE PHOTO: U.S. Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) and other Senate Democrats hold a news conference to discuss Senate policy at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, U.S., July 30, 2019. REUTERS/Mary F. Calvert

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The top Democrat in the U.S. Senate, Chuck Schumer, on Tuesday said that President Donald Trump’s recent promise to release the transcript of a phone call believed to be at the heart of a whistleblower complaint about Trump was not enough.

“We need the complaint,” Schumer said. “Simply to release the transcript is not going to come close.”

Reporting by Susan Cornwell; Writing by Lisa Lambert, Editing by Franklin Paul

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