NBC: trump rarely reads reports of U.S. intelligence and doubted their authenticity
NEW YORK, February 7. /TASS/ Sources of the TV channel stated that if the US President believes in something, then convince it incredibly difficult, even despite the availability of evidence.
The President of the United States Donald trump is not reading on a regular basis intelligence reports that every day in writing provides him with the CIA and often expresses doubts about the veracity of such information. This was announced on Wednesday, broadcaster NBC, citing sources.
As follows from caught recently in the American media confidential personal schedule of the President, the trump for the last three months heard 17 razogretogo that periodically to the head of state, representatives of the intelligence. According to NBC, it in General coincides with the number of such briefings, on average, over the same period for the previous two presidents — Barack Obama and George W. Bush.
But trump, in contrast, does not read on a regular basis of intelligence reports that come to his Desk in written form every day, the sources of the TV channel associated with the intelligence community. According to them, trump also often calls into question the reliability of such information and questioned the impartiality of the intelligence officials who give him this information.
As stated by the broadcaster, the unnamed official, if trump believes in something, then convince it incredibly difficult, even despite the availability of evidence.
Thus, when the President has doubts about the reliability of any information, it requires him not indirect, but irrefutable evidence, which the intelligence service in most cases can not do, say these sources.
On Sunday trump in an interview with broadcaster CBS said that do not always agree with US intelligence. As an example, he cited the US invasion of Iraq, which, according to the President, occurred because of incorrect data by American intelligence. The American leader in an interview also said that he disagreed with the intelligence agencies of the US and their current threat assessment from Iran.