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EXCLUSIVE — Rep. Tim Burchett on leak of David Grusch medical records: “someone needs to lose their job”

Ep. 32 — Rep. Tim Burchett says going after a veteran over PTSD is low and “it's gonna blow up in their face” (8-9-2023)

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UFO whistleblower David Grusch before he testifies in front of the House Oversight Committee on July 26, 2023. Photo: Matt Laslo

Rep. Tim Burchett (R-TN) is infuriated by the leak of UFO whistleblower David Grusch’s medical records.

“That’s just disgusting,” Rep. Tim Burchett (R-TN) exclusively tells Ask a Pol. “Someone needs to lose their job.”

While Burchett says it’s too early to know where the leak came from, he’s vowing to “dig into it” personally. And he’s also planning to enlist the help of House Oversight Committee Chair James Comer and House Speaker Kevin McCarthy to help protect Grusch and other whistleblowers.

“I believe the Speaker will be very angry about this. I think he, like the rest of us, realizes our veterans and their sacrifice,” Burchett says.

Burchett says instead of discrediting Grusch, he thinks this will attract

“I think it's gonna blow up in their face,” Burchett tells Ak a Pol.

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