Monday, September 12, 2016

Intelligence Community 'Quite Upset' Over Donald Trump's Comments About Briefing

ABC News: Intelligence Community 'Quite Upset' Over Donald Trump's Comments About Briefing, Says Retired Col. Steve Ganyard

Former Deputy Assistant Secretary of State Col. Steve Ganyard said Donald Trump’s comments about his classified intelligence briefing this week troubled some in the intelligence community, saying, “Our friends in the intelligence community were quite upset to hear that sort of talk.”

“I think if there was any discomfort, it was not signaling any personal preference or policy. It was more because they understood that what they were saying might be used against them in a way that was untrue,” he said, in response to Trump’s claim that his briefers’ body language revealed their frustration with President Barack Obama’s leadership.

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WNU Editor: I wish I was a fly in this meeting .... Chris Christie told Trump's top military adviser 'shut up' as he butted in repeatedly during candidate's first intelligence briefing (Daily Mail).

More News On The Details Of Donald Trump's Intelligence Briefing

What Really Happened at Donald Trump's Intelligence Briefing -- NBC
Donald Trump faces backlash for remark he could read intel briefers' 'body language' -- UPI
Trump says intelligence officials’ ‘body language’ showed they were unhappy with Obama -- Washington Post
Intelligence Briefings for Presidential Candidates Caused Trouble From the Start -- TIME
What Donald Trump said about intelligence briefings -- Politifact
How Trump ruffled intelligence service feathers -- Anthony Zurcher, BBC

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