The US President Donald trump on his first full day arrived at the headquarters of the CIA in Virginia, reports the Associated Press.
Trump addressed a speech to the 400 employees of the Department. The President called them “truly valuable and amazing professionals.”
A priority for the CIA trump has described the fight against Islamic terrorism, reports Reuters.
The head of state gave intelligence officers the respect and denied that he is feuding with the intelligence community. According to trump, this feud was invented by the media.
Earlier, trump criticized the intelligence services, accusing Russia of trying to help him in the elections and prevent leaks about the report, which stated that Russia has the trump dirt.
January 6 was published declassified version of the report prepared by the CIA, FBI and NSA, in which he argued that Putin personally ordered to organize a campaign to influence the political process in the United States and to discredit the presidential candidate of the Democrats, Hillary Clinton, to win Republican Donald trump.
The trump is devoted to cyber attacks after a meeting with representatives of the intelligence recognized that different countries, including Russia and China carried out cyber attacks on government agencies of the United States, but expressed confidence that hackers on the election result not affected. Statements about Moscow’s attempts to influence the outcome of elections in the U.S. he called a “witch hunt”. Russia, in turn, all charges of this kind consistently rejects.
For the position of Director of the CIA trump has nominated Congressman Mike Pompeo.