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The US intelligence community has found no evidence of foreign nations interfering with mail-in ballots, throwing a wrench into Trump’s conspiracy theories

The US intelligence community has found no evidence that foreign nations are trying to interfere in the November election by manipulating mail-in voting, senior government officials said Wednesday. “We have no information or intelligence that any nation or state actor is engaging in any kind of activity to undermine any […]
The US intelligence community has found no evidence of foreign nations interfering with mail-in ballots, throwing a wrench into Trump’s conspiracy theories
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White House press secretary insists that Trump ‘does read’ and ‘is the most informed person on planet earth when it comes to the threats that we face’

White House press secretary Kayleigh McEnany said Tuesday that President Donald Trump “is the most informed person on planet earth when it comes to the threats that we face.” She also insisted that Trump “does read” the daily classified book of important intelligence on threats and opportunities known as the […]
White House press secretary insists that Trump ‘does read’ and ‘is the most informed person on planet earth when it comes to the threats that we face’
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Trump’s pick for spy chief pledges to ‘speak truth to power’ if confirmed, despite years of evidence to the contrary

Republican Rep. John Ratcliffe, President Donald Trump’s nominee for Director of National Intelligence, testified to the Senate Intelligence Committee on Tuesday that he will “speak truth to power” if confirmed. This is Ratcliffe’s second attempt at securing the Senate’s approval for the DNI role. Trump initially nominated Ratcliffe last year, […]
Trump’s pick for spy chief pledges to ‘speak truth to power’ if confirmed, despite years of evidence to the contrary
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Trump obsessively hunts ‘celebrity’ terrorist targets and ignores other threats to the US, former CIA officer says

President Donald Trump is obsessed with hunting down big name terrorist targets for “immediate gratification” and tends to ignore “substance, impact, and consequences,” Douglas London, a former senior CIA counterterrorism officer, wrote in Just Security. During Trump’s presidency, a number of high-profile terrorist targets like Hamza bin Laden, the son […]
Trump obsessively hunts ‘celebrity’ terrorist targets and ignores other threats to the US, former CIA officer says
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Intelligence veterans say Republicans storming a secure congressional facility was a ‘thuggish’ and ‘offensive’ stunt that risked national security

Intelligence veterans slammed House Republicans for barging into a Sensitive Compartmented Information Facility in Congress on Wednesday during a closed-door impeachment hearing. A SCIF (pronounced “skiff”) is designed to prevent electronic eavesdropping by foreign intelligence services that target lawmakers with access to classified information and lax security protocols. Several witnesses […]
Intelligence veterans say Republicans storming a secure congressional facility was a ‘thuggish’ and ‘offensive’ stunt that risked national security
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Trump’s false theory that whistleblower requirements changed just before the complaint over his Ukraine call got shut down by the intelligence watchdog

The US intelligence community’s watchdog rejected a theory floated by President Donald Trump that the whistleblower process was changed just before an explosive complaint about him. The complaint alleged that Trump pressured Ukraine’s president to investigate Joe Biden in a phone call. It is largely based on the whistleblower’s sources. […]
Trump’s false theory that whistleblower requirements changed just before the complaint over his Ukraine call got shut down by the intelligence watchdog
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The Trump whistleblower raised concerns that the White House handled records of the call with Ukraine’s president in an ‘unusual’ way

The US intelligence official who filed a whistleblower complaint against President Donald Trump also raised concerns that the White House might have mishandled records of a July 25 phone call between Trump and Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky, The New York Times reported Wednesday. According to rough notes of the call […]
The Trump whistleblower raised concerns that the White House handled records of the call with Ukraine’s president in an ‘unusual’ way
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Giuliani claims he got involved in Ukraine only after the State Department asked him to, because he would be better at it than the FBI

US President Donald Trump’s personal lawyer, Rudy Giuliani, claimed Tuesday that he had been dealing with Ukrainian officials at the request of the State Department. The claim, to Fox News, was a new twist in the spiraling Ukraine scandal, which culminated Tuesday with formal impeachment proceedings beginning against President Donald […]
Giuliani claims he got involved in Ukraine only after the State Department asked him to, because he would be better at it than the FBI