U.S. intelligence officers didn’t transient President Trump or Vice President Mike Pence on intelligence indicating Russia paid bounties to Afghan militants to attack American forces as a result of the intelligence neighborhood and nationwide safety officers hadn’t reached a consensus about its veracity, the White Home stated Monday.
“There isn’t a consensus throughout the intelligence neighborhood on these allegations and in impact there are dissenting opinions from some within the intelligence neighborhood on the subject of the veracity of what’s being reported,” White Home press secretary Kayleigh McEnany stated.
Revelation of the studies’ existence has sparked criticism from Democratic lawmakers and a few Republicans. Ms. McEnany stated White Home chief of workers Mark Meadows briefed the leaders of congressional committees on the White Home on Monday.
Amongst these briefed have been Rep. Michael McCaul, the highest Republican on the Home Overseas Affairs Committee, Rep. Liz Cheney, the third-ranking Republican within the Home, and Home Minority Chief Kevin McCarthy (R., Calif.), based on folks conversant in the matter. It couldn’t be decided whether or not any Democratic lawmakers got a briefing.