A senior American intelligence officers concealed from the President of the United States Donald trump methods of gathering information and its sources. According to The Wall Street Journal.
As writes the edition, in particular, refers to methods of spying on foreign heads of state. The practice of hiding the source existed before, this was done to protect it. However, in any case, until the leadership of the country had the content of the reports.
As explained anonymous sources, now from the head of state was withholding “important information about threats in the sphere of security and potential conspiracies”.
According to WSJ, it is unclear how many times U.S. intelligence agencies have held back important data intended for the first person of the state.
February 14 the New York Times, citing sources wrote that “members of the presidential campaign of Donald trump and other people from his entourage repeatedly in contact with high-ranking representatives of the Russian intelligence”. This was supposedly evidenced by the data about calls and intercepted telephone conversations.
The next day the reports were commented by the Chairman of the Duma Committee on information policy, information technologies and communications, Andrei Svintsov. In an interview with “Tape.ru” he said that information about the contacts of people from the entourage of the President of the United States Donald trump with senior representatives of the Russian intelligence to spread American intelligence agencies, the purpose of which is to discredit the head of state.