President-elect Donald trump is preparing a plan to restructure the Office of the Director of National intelligence (ODNI) and other special services. According to The Wall Street Journal (WSJ) with reference to sources in the entourage of Republican.
Trump, according to the newspaper, said ODNI “politicized” body, which is too large. In addition, the President-elect is working on the restructuring of the Central intelligence Agency of a reduction of staff in the headquarters of the CIA in Virginia and increase the number of agents working around the world.
“They [intelligence agencies] must be reduced. The focus will be on reorganization of agencies and their interaction”, — said one of the sources.
In developing plans, according to the WSJ, involved a former head of the intelligence service of the Pentagon, General Michael Flynn, who is in the administration of the trump Advisor for national security, as well as nominated for the position of Director of the CIA, Republican Mike Pompeo.
On Tuesday, the US President-elect Donald trump expressed surprise in connection with the transfer of the special briefing from the intelligence community, devoted to the alleged cyber attacks from Russia, from 3 to 6 January.
1 January in an interview with Fox News channel, the proposed trump as press Secretary of the White house Sean Spicer noted that us intelligence still was not able to provide Trump convincing evidence that Russia has no relation to the hacker attacks on electronic systems of political organizations in the United States.