The head of the CIA has denied the information that US intelligence is withheld from trump piece of information
CIA Director Michael Pompeo
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WASHINGTON, February 17. /Offset. TASS Dmitry Kirsanov/. The Director of the Central intelligence Agency (CIA) Michael Pompeo has categorically denied the publication in the newspaper The Wall Street Journal, which said that American intelligence services hide from the President of Donald trump part of the information they collect.
As noted Pompeo, “the task of the CIA is to provide the President more intelligence and to explain the basis on which these are based.” “The CIA does not hide, not conceal and will never conceal intelligence information from the President. Point”, – the statement said Pompeo. The text in this document is provided TASS in the press service of the Agency in Langley .
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While Pompeo assured that the CIA is “not aware of any example when it would (that is, withholding information from the President – approx. TASS) has happened.” “Today’s (Thursday) an article in The Wall Street Journal (on this account) absolutely not true, and it casts doubt on the integrity of thousands of professional intelligence officers in replicating gossip without quoting at least one example, the reinforcing (marked) approval,” said the chief of the CIA.
According to the Wall Street Journal, us intelligence agencies do not give Trump some secret information, as they fear for their safety. According to the newspaper, earlier in some cases, Trump, in particular, spoke about “methods with which intelligence agencies use to collect information”, including for conducting espionage against other States.
The decision by officials not to grant Trump information indicates a “deep distrust that has emerged between the intelligence community and the President for the contacts of his team with the Russian government, and hostile relations trump to the intelligence agencies,” according to the newspaper.