(REUTERS) -- WASHINGTON, Dec 29 -- A tweet from U.S. President Donald Trump that identified an intelligence analyst as the alleged whistleblower who helped spark his impeachment was temporarily blocked at the weekend, with Twitter blaming an outage that affected a number of user accounts.
In recent days, Trump shared an unsubstantiated media report and a second post that appeared to name the intelligence community member.
However, the second tweet, from the president's personal account, was not visible on Saturday to all of his 68 million followers. It was visible again on Sunday afternoon, although the original account that shared the alleged whistleblower's name had been deleted.
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