WASHINGTON (CBSNewYork/AP) — President Donald Trump is blaming the FBI for failing to cease leaks to the media, saying the knowledge being reported is assessed and will have a “devastating impact” on the nation.
The president made the remarks in tweets early Friday.
“The FBI is completely unable to cease the nationwide safety ‘leakers’ which have permeated our authorities for a very long time,” Trump stated. “They will’t even discover the leakers inside the FBI itself.”
He added, “categorized info is being given to media that would have a devastating impact on U.S. FIND NOW.”
His tweet follows stories that White Home chief of employees Reince Priebus had requested a prime FBI official to dispute media stories that Trump’s marketing campaign advisers have been incessantly in contact with Russian intelligence brokers in the course of the election.
The FBI has not commented on it and CBS Information has not confirmed the report.
In the meantime, a FBI investigation into Russia’s alleged interference within the U.S. presidential election is ongoing, CBS New reported.
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