The House Oversight Committee is currently working with “dozens” of government employees who have flagged rule-breaking throughout the Trump administration, an aide to Rep. Elijah Cummings (D-MD) told The Atlantic.
The number of whistleblowers coming to lawmakers has reportedly spiked under President Donald Trump, the first reports of malfeasance coming right after his inauguration. A handful of them work in the White House.
Tricia Newbold, the former White House personnel security office employee, stands out from the pack because most whistleblowers won’t go on the record with their accusations. Newbold brought to light White House advisor Jared Kushner’s initially denied security clearance due to foreign influences and business entanglements.