Alleged whistleblower Eric Ciaramella had extensive access in Trump White House

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Washington, DC, Nov.12.– Eric Ciaramella, the alleged Ukraine whistleblower, was long suspected of deliberately attempting to damage President Trump's foreign policy from the inside and had access to policy information far beyond his regional expertise, according to former National Security Council officials.

Ciaramella, 33, a career CIA analyst, was Ukraine director on the NSC toward the end of the Obama administration and stayed there during the first few months of the Trump administration, when he was acting senior director for European and Russian affairs and then special assistant to Lt. Gen. H.R. McMaster, who was Trump's national security adviser, until he left the White House in summer 2017.

Now a deputy national intelligence officer for Russia and Eurasia on the National Intelligence Council, Ciaramella is suspected of being the official who filed a complaint about a July 25 phone call between Trump and Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky ...

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