Trump Intel Chief Unveils Unverified Russian Info About Dems

The Trump administration’s top intelligence official said that he has declassified Russian intelligence alleging damaging information about Democrats during the 2016 election even though he acknowledged it might not be true.

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration’s top intelligence official said Tuesday that he has declassified Russian intelligence alleging damaging information about Democrats during the 2016 election even though he acknowledged it might not be true. The announcement, just hours before the first presidential debate of this November’s election, drew harsh criticism from lawmakers who accused National Intelligence Director John Ratcliffe of politicizing intelligence. In a letter Tuesday to Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Lindsey Graham, R-S.C.,…

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