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PoliticsTrump allows attorney general to declassify information about origins of Russia probe

03:40  24 may  2019
03:40  24 may  2019 Source:   reuters.com

CIA, Director of National Intelligence working with Attorney General Barr to review Russia probe origins

CIA, Director of National Intelligence working with Attorney General Barr to review Russia probe origins Attorney General William Barr is working closely with the CIA to review the origins of the Russia investigation and surveillance issues, according to a source.

Trump said Wednesday he intends to release classified documents the FBI used to launch a probe of Russian interference in the 2016. in the 2016 election as he and his allies call for a deeper look into the origins of that investigation. I have plans to declassify and release,” Trump told Fox. Trump has been taking a victory lap since Attorney General William Barr’s summary of the Mueller report

The pages that Trump ordered declassified concern Page’s links to the Russian government and alleged ties to Russia ’s intelligence services, including his They also appear to concern a dossier of unverified information on Russian financial and personal links to Trump and his associates that was

Trump allows attorney general to declassify information about origins of Russia probe © Thomson Reuters U.S. Attorney General William Barr departs after a presentation of Public Safety Medals of Valor to officers in the East Room of the White House in Washington, U.S., May 22, 2019. REUTERS/Leah Millis WASHINGTON, May 23 (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday issued an order allowing Attorney General William Barr to declassify any information Barr sees fit during his review of the events that prompted the FBI to open an investigation into links between the Trump campaign and Russia.

The order also directed leaders of the U.S. intelligence community and other departments and agencies to cooperate with Barr during his review. (Reporting by Steve Holland and Makini Brice; Editing by David Alexander)

Warner: Barr has "little credibility" to review Russia probe origins.
The Virginia Democrat accused the attorney general of acting like President Trump's "personal advocate"

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