This morning Trump announced that the Justice Department Inspector General would look to keep certain things classified that might reveal ‘sources and methods’ of how those things might have been obtained..
While Trump is working to undermine the Mueller investigation?
Other countries and the American Intelligence community are trying keep their information secure from the Russians ….
There are reports that certain intelligence asset they allied had have dried up due to mistrust of the American President’s loose lips and willingness to trust the Russians over the American government….
President Trump on Friday delayed the release of documents related to the Russia investigation that he wants declassified, saying the Justice Department’s inspector general is reviewing them after “key allies” raised concerns.
In a series of tweets, the president said he recently met with Justice Department officials about his request and that they agreed to release the documents, while noting that they expressed concerns that doing so could have a “perceived negative impact” on special counsel Robert Mueller‘s investigation into Russian interference.
Trump also warned that he could declassify the documents unilaterally “if it proves necessary.”
“Speed is very important to me – and everyone!” he tweeted.
The White House on Monday said the president had ordered the Justice Department and Office of the Director of National Intelligence to declassify and release a series of documents related to the Russia probe. The documents are central to Republicans who allege that the Justice Department and FBI were biased against Trump in their actions in the Russia investigation before the 2016 election.
Critics, meanwhile, view those accusations as a broader effort to discredit Mueller’s investigation, which Trump has repeatedly derided as a “witch hunt” against him….