Skip to comments.ODNI to scale back in-person election security briefings, amid leak concerns
Posted on 08/29/2020 6:50:25 PM PDT by bitt
The ODNI said it was concerned about 'unauthorized disclosures of sensitive information.'
The Director of National Intelligence told lawmakers that his office (ODNI) will scale back in-person election security briefings to Congress in favor of written reports -- amid concerns about leaks of sensitive information.
Director John Ratcliffe wrote to lawmakers, in letters dated Friday, saying the intelligence community has provided more than 60 defensive briefings and election security updates to the U.S. Congress, including many not required by law and more than a dozen in the last month.
While many of these engagements and products have been successful and productive, others have been less so," he wrote in the letter.
He said that going forward, his office will primarily meet its obligation to keep Congress fully and currently informed leading into the Presidential election through written finished intelligence products. He wrote that it would better protect sources and methods, while ensuring that it reflects the highest analytic standards."
An Office of the Director of National Intelligence (ODNI) official told Fox News the office is concerned about "unauthorized disclosures of sensitive information following recent briefings."
The president said Ratcliffe was concerned sensitive material he told Congress was leaking out.
He got tired of it, Trump said. So he wants to do it in a different form, because you have leakers on the committee.
Trump said the leaks were coming from "Shifty schiff or somebody else."
Saturday night he tweeted about the leaks and praised Ratliffe, saying he is "doing a great job."
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Anything released to the Demonicrats goes directly to the Antifa and BLM terrorists.
MORE INFO and some tantrums from Nanzi and Schifft
forgot to ping you
President Trump on DNI election security briefings: "Whether it was Shifty Schiff or somebody else -- they leak the information before it gets in... You have leakers on the committee." pic.twitter.com/6umZn9Zx8h— The Hill (@thehill) August 29, 2020
I’m sure Dems will now want to call Radcliff to Congress and there will be an investigation on his new policy.
The Democrats deserve this because they are leakers.
And the Chinese Communists and the Iranian Mullahs.
Director John Ratcliffe interview on mornings with maria right now
When 'the coin of the realm' is information, bribes are done in 'secrets'.
Democrats bribe the Washington Post and MSM to keep them pushing democrat propaganda. It's important. News packets have to be puffed up before elections and foolish editors have to 'agonize' over printing such self serving stories.
Getting intelligence 'secrets' to the corrupt press BEFORE an election is critical to keeping them in line, and on the white liberal 'elite' democrat plantation.
That said, I have no doubt most of our 'intelligence' people are as dirty and owned by democrats as the press. Intelligence thugs work with the press for similar reasons and that corruption is rewarded.
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