Via NY Post:

Republican Rep. Louie Gohmert dropped the name of the alleged whistleblower whose complaint sparked the Trump impeachment probe in a nationally televised House Judiciary Committee hearing Wednesday night.

The Texas lawmaker said the name during his opening statement in day one of the committee’s two-day marathon session to debate possible “markups,” or amendments to the two articles of impeachment brought against President Trump.

Gohmert incorporated the alleged whistleblower’s name into a grouping of “fact witnesses” he claimed House Democrats have blocked from testifying in front of the committees carrying out the impeachment probe.

“They don’t want fact witnesses,” said Gohmert. “Let’s hear from professors who hate Donald Trump,” he said, referring to last week’s House Judiciary Committee hearing that featured a panel of four constitutional scholars.

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