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Trump surrenders on demand for declassification of Russia probe docs

 

Trump's surrender came after widespread outrage among law enforcement and intelligence officials.

 

WASHINGTON — President Trump has backed down from his demand that his intelligence agencies immediately release sensitive documents related to the Russia investigation, bowing to protests from inside his Justice Department and to concerns raised by foreign partners.

In a pair of tweets Friday, Trump explained his decision this way:

 
 

"I met with the DOJ concerning the declassification of various UNREDACTED documents. They agreed to release them but stated that so doing may have a perceived negative impact on the Russia probe.

 

Also, key Allies' called to ask not to release. Therefore, the Inspector General has been asked to review these documents on an expedited basis. I believe he will move quickly on this (and hopefully other things which he is looking at). In the end I can always declassify if it proves necessary. Speed is very important to me — and everyone!"

 

A senior Justice Department official said the inspector general had already been reviewing the documents as part of his ongoing investigation of how the FBI is handling the Russia probe, not for purposes of making them public. All plans to release the documents have been halted for now, the official said.

 

Source - https://www.nbcnews.com/politics/national-security/trump-surrenders-demand-declassification-russia-p...

 

 

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