Shocking WSJ Report Says Intelligence Agencies Withhold “Sensitive” Info from Trump

Shocking WSJ Report Says Intelligence Agencies Withhold “Sensitive” Info from Trump

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@Sara Noble

A shocking report by the Wall Street Journal states that U.S. intelligence officials are withholding information from President Trump because they claim that they’re worried about the information becoming compromised or getting leaked according to officials. It’s not because they don’t trust him, they say.

The article begins: U.S. intelligence officials have withheld sensitive intelligence from President Donald Trump because they are concerned it could be leaked or compromised, according to current and former officials familiar with the matter.

Hard not to laugh. These are the same people who are selectively leaking anything and everything.

In the last three weeks alone: three conversations with foreign leaders were leaked; more than a half-dozen executive orders were leaked — some included highly classified information; one of Secretary Flynn’s deputy’s was denied security clearance- classified; Secretary Mattis was thinking about interdicting an Iranian ship – classified; Secretary Mattis is thinking about sending ground troops to Northern Syria – classified.

The WSJ writes: In some of these cases of withheld information, officials have decided not to show Mr. Trump the sources and methods that the intelligence agencies use to collect information, the current and former officials said. Those sources and methods could include, for instance, the means that an agency uses to spy on a foreign government[…]

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