Thursday, February 16, 2017

Report: U.S. Intelligence Agencies With-Holding Intel From President Trump

Daily Mail: US intelligence officials are 'keeping SECRETS from Donald Trump out of fear they could be compromised or leaked' after the president found out

* The new report comes after Trump attacked intelligence officials for leaking
* Current and former officials said some sensitive information is being held back
* It is reportedly being done because they fear that it could be 'compromised'
* Part of the reasoning is reported links between Trump's team and the Kremlin

Donald Trump is having sensitive information withheld from him by US intelligence officials and spies, according to a new report.

The report, published by the Wall Street Journal, claims the reason behind not telling the president the whole truth is that officials fear the information could be leaked or compromised after it got to him.

The Journal cited multiple current and former officials with knowledge of the alleged withholding of information.

Read more ....

WNU Editor: The Office responsible for coordinating all U.S. intelligence is denying these reports .... Intelligence boss DENIES withholding secrets from the Trump White House (Daily Mail). What's my take .... if the U.S. intel community is withholding intelligence from the President .... everyone involved must be fired. But I doubt that this report is true and my gut is telling me that this is just another example of the main stream media using "fake news" .... in this case the Wall Street journal .... to sell newspapers.

More denials here .... Office of Director of National Intelligence: We don't withhold intel from Trump (Politico), and here .... Intel agency denies withholding info from Trump (The Hill).

More News On Reports That U.S. Intelligence Agencies Are With-Holding Intelligence From President Trump

Spies Keep Intelligence From Donald Trump on Leak Concerns -- Wall Street Journal
Report: Intelligence officials withhold information from Trump -- The Hill
US spies reportedly keeping intelligence from Trump -- FOX News
NSA so concerned over Donald Trump's ties to Russia they've 'withheld information from presidential briefings' -- The Independent
Trump reportedly being kept in the dark about sensitive intelligence due to concerns about leaks -- CNBC
US intelligence agencies are reportedly withholding sensitive information from Trump for fear of leaks -- Business Insider
US intel agencies keep Trump in dark citing alleged ‘Russian contacts’ – media -- RT
US Intelligence Withholding Sensitive Information From Trump for Fears of Leaks -- Sputnik

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