The DNI refused to reply when requested if Trump was briefed on Russia putting a bounty on US troops in his written day by day briefing.
The White Home is making an attempt to assert Trump wasn’t briefed, however they gained’t say if it was included in his day by day briefing:
The Workplace of the Director of Nationwide Intelligence, which final night time stated Trump and Pence by no means bought a briefing on Russia bounty intel, is declining this morning to say whether or not the intel was included in a written President’s Every day Temporary
— Josh Lederman (@JoshNBCNews) June 28, 2020
The administration’s refusal to say whether or not or not the data was included in Trump’s written day by day temporary solutions the query. Trump was briefed. He didn’t learn it.
The White Home’s concept that briefings solely depend if they’re communicated to Trump orally, by means of crayon drawings, or no matter technique that the President’s four-second consideration span can tolerate is absurd.
A president is meant to learn the day by day intelligence briefing. It’s a part of his/her job. Trump ignored the data, which isn’t the identical as not being briefed. There are stories that Trump was briefing late March. The administration has taken no action against Russia.
US troops are in danger as a result of Donald Trump refuses to read.
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Mr. Easley is the founder/managing editor and Senior White Home and Congressional correspondent for PoliticusUSA. Jason has a Bachelor’s Diploma in Political Science. His graduate work targeted on public coverage, with a specialization in social reform actions.
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