President Trump went after former Vice President Joe Biden and his son Hunter Biden during his Thursday night rally, repeatedly asking where the younger Biden was.
A former Trump administration official speaking on condition of anonymity told The Examiner that the whistleblower - known to have deep knowledge of Ukraine - could have worked with Biden either at the Central Intelligence Agency or when the individual was detailed to the National Security Council at the White House during the Obama administration.
As an experienced Central Intelligence Agency official on the NSC with the deep knowledge of Ukraine that he showed in his complaint, it is possible that the whistleblower briefed Biden and likely accompanied him on Air Force Two during at least one of the six visits the former vice president made to the country.
You can read all of the New York Times report here.
Biden campaign Press Secretary TJ Ducklo blasted Facebook's decision in an emailed statement to TPM.
Last month, Facebook-which has drawn scrutiny for the misinformation that was posted on the platform ahead of the 2016 election-announced that it would "treat speech from politicians as newsworthy content that should, as a general rule, be seen and heard".
However, when a politician shares previously debunked content including links, videos and photos, Facebook said it plans to demote that content, display related information from fact-checkers, and reject its inclusion in advertisements.
They included a letter send past year to the estate's lawyers, in which an attorney for Jones Day responded to their concerns and wrote that "without admitting liability, and to avoid any future dispute, we write to confirm that the campaign will not use Prince's music in connection with its activities going forward".