WATCH: Rand Paul Shuts Down Reporter Defending Whistleblower ID

At a Trump campaign rally yesterday, Sen. Rand Paul told the crowd “that “we know the name of the whistleblower” and called on the media to “print his name.”

He said, “We also now know the name of the whistleblower. The whistleblower needs to come forward as a material witness because he worked for Joe Biden at the same time Hunter Biden was getting money from corrupt oligarchs.

I say tonight to the media, do your job and print his name,” Paul also added.

Today, as Twitchy notes, a reporter caught up with Paul in the hallway and asked him if he knew that it’s illegal to out a whistleblower. However, that’s when Paul schooled her on the law.

The internet immediately reacted to this.

One person said, “I trust @RandPaul way more than some reporter.

Another person said, “But not a material witness. It is amazing how ill informed these wannabe “news” people are. They are the Junkyard Dogs of politically motivated superiors, who use them to spread confusion and discourse.

One person tweeted, “I have always liked Rand Paul but like him more now.

Another person tweeted, “I would argue that this person is not a whistleblower at all….you can’t “blow the whistle” on a hoax. Read the transcript!

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