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Washington - CIA Director: Agency Isn't Hiding Intelligence From Trump

Published on: February 16, 2017 10:45 PM
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Representative Mike Pompeo (R-KS) pauses as he testifies before a Senate Intelligence hearing on his nomination of to be become director of the CIA at Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S., January 12, 2017. REUTERS/Carlos BarriaRepresentative Mike Pompeo (R-KS) pauses as he testifies before a Senate Intelligence hearing on his nomination of to be become director of the CIA at Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S., January 12, 2017. REUTERS/Carlos Barria

Washington - The CIA director says the agency is providing President Donald Trump with the best intelligence it can, disputing reports that the spy community is withholding information from the commander in chief.

In a statement Thursday, CIA Director Mike Pompeo says the CIA does not, has not and will never hide intelligence from the president.

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He says the agency is not aware of any instance where this has occurred.

Pompeo is dismissing news reports claiming intelligence officials were keeping information from Trump, and notes the reports did not cite any examples. Pompeo says the claims damage the integrity of thousands of professional U.S. intelligence officers.


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 Feb 16, 2017 at 11:34 PM hashomer Says:

There are over 70,000 members of the intelligence community in the Federal government. They've screwed up many times, but presidents rely on them for factual real time information of world events and foreign actions. For some bizarre reason the deranged orange carrot has declared war on his own employees. They control the information. They can withhold information, or twist it, or leak it. Our allies have already said that they fear giving us intelligence information because Trumpf's dwarfs may give it to Russia, or the disgruntled CIA-NSA employees may give it to the media. So the great business manager has already led us into a crisis he created, starting with flim flam Flynn being FIRED by Herr Carrot. But it's running like a well oiled makina...

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 Feb 17, 2017 at 12:03 AM Anonymous Says:

Stop with the ranting hashomer

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 Feb 17, 2017 at 07:47 AM hashomer Says:

Reply to #2  
Anonymous Says:

Stop with the ranting hashomer

To # 2 Anonymous: I'll stop ranting when Trumpf is dumped, which looks like sooner than later. Also, please man-up and use a posting name rather than anonymous.

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 Feb 17, 2017 at 09:08 AM Anonymous Says:

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Anonymous Says:

Stop with the ranting hashomer

Actually I agree with him. Why don't you pretend it were Obama or Hillary Clinton spewing Trump's incomprehensible "lectures". Then how would YOU respond?

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 Feb 17, 2017 at 09:30 AM Anonymous Says:

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hashomer Says:

To # 2 Anonymous: I'll stop ranting when Trumpf is dumped, which looks like sooner than later. Also, please man-up and use a posting name rather than anonymous.

There's no difference between anonymous and hashomer. The difference is in what a person says. And all you do so far is rant, Hasnowflake.

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 Feb 17, 2017 at 10:16 AM qazxc Says:

Who said he needs anyone's help avoiding contact with intelligence?

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 Feb 17, 2017 at 01:08 PM Anonymous Says:

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hashomer Says:

To # 2 Anonymous: I'll stop ranting when Trumpf is dumped, which looks like sooner than later. Also, please man-up and use a posting name rather than anonymous.

Right. And Hashomer is YOUR real name. Hypocrite.

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