One of the attorneys representing the first — and then the second — whistleblower tweeted early this morning:
IC WHISTLEBLOWER UPDATE: I can confirm that my firm and my team represent multiple whistleblowers in connection to the underlying August 12, 2019, disclosure to the Intelligence Community Inspector General. No further comment at this time. https://twitter.com/GStephanopoulos/status/1180821647156289536 …GeorgeStephanopoulos
BREAKING: Attorney representing whistleblower who sounded the alarm on Pres. Trump’s dealings with Ukraine tells @ABC News he is now representing a second whistleblower who has first-hand knowledge of events. https://abcn.ws/30PZ4BF
This was a reply to George Stephanopoulos’s tweet announcing the existence of a confirmed second whistleblower. Thus it appears a distinction is being made here — it’s not just two whistleblowers anymore.
The Washington Post has now picked up the story: