U.S. not started assessment on any Trump intel disclosure to Russia - Coats | Reuters

WASHINGTON The U.S. intelligence community has not initiated an assessment of the significance or impact of any information that President Donald Trump revealed in a meeting with Russia's foreign minister, a top U.S

Reuters May 23, 2017 22:47:22 IST
U.S. not started assessment on any Trump intel disclosure to Russia - Coats
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US not started assessment on any Trump intel disclosure to Russia  Coats
 Reuters

WASHINGTON The U.S. intelligence community has not initiated an assessment of the significance or impact of any information that President Donald Trump revealed in a meeting with Russia's foreign minister, a top U.S. official said on Tuesday.

"We have not initiated an assessment of that. There are procedures that we go through to determine when assessments … need to be made," Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats told the Senate Armed Services Committee.

Reuters reported a week ago that Trump disclosed highly classified information to Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and Russian Ambassador Sergei Kislyak about a planned Islamic State operation. (Reporting by Phil Stewart)

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