President Donald Trump on Monday, Oct. 14, questioned if House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff (D-Calif.) told a whistleblower to get his phone call with Ukrainian leader so wrong, insisting the whistleblower must be identified and testify.

President Trump made his request one day after Schiff changed his mind when saying a testimony from the whistleblower, who helped spark the House Democrats’ impeachment probe against the president, might not be necessary.

“Adam Schiff now doesn’t seem to want the Whistleblower to testify. NO! Must testify to explain why he got my Ukraine conversation sooo wrong, not even close. Did Schiff tell him to do that? We must determine the Whistleblower’s identity to determine WHY this was done to the USA,” President Trump tweeted early Monday.

The president once again blasted Schiff for fabricating content of his phone call on July 25 with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy, which led House Democrats to conduct hearings as part of their impeachment inquiry.

“Democrats’ game was foiled when we caught Schiff fraudulently making up my Ukraine conversation, when I released the exact conversation Transcript, and when Ukrainian President and the Foreign Minister said there was NO PRESSURE, very normal talk! A total Impeachment Scam!” the president wrote.

President Trump demanded the so-called whistleblower be unmasked after Schiff in an interview on Sunday with CBS acknowledged he was initially interested in pushing the whistleblower to come before Congress, but is now shifting away from that path.

“Given that we already have the call record, we don’t need the whistleblower who wasn’t on the call to tell us what took place during the call, we have the best evidence of that,” he said. “It may not be necessary to take steps that might reveal the whistleblower’s identity to do that, and we’re going to make sure we protect that whistleblower.”

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According to the Daily Caller News Foundation, Schiff has pulled back his preference for the whistleblower to testify after it was revealed on Oct. 2 that the whistleblower had contact with a Schiff aide prior to filing the complaint on Aug. 12.

Meanwhile, in interviews before the release of the whistleblower complaint, Schiff implied he had no insight into who the whistleblower was or what they were alleging.

A Republican source told the Daily Caller that it appeared Schiff was “laying the groundwork” to announce the whistleblower will not testify and “to blame that on Republicans.”

“Schiff may not want the whistleblower to testify anymore because the whistleblower would have to reveal more details about this cooperation with Schiff,” the source said.