Trump’s interaction with the foreign leader included a 'promise’ so troubling that it prompted a U.S. intelligence official to file a formal whistleblower complaint.
Trump announced via Twitter that Ratcliffe will no longer be his nominee for next director of national intelligence, blaming the media for his decision to nominate a wildly unqualified person for the position.
Officials suggested Ratcliffe "had neither the experience nor the political temperament to lead the intelligence community," according to Washington Post.
Now that Trump adviser Steve Bannon has seized power in the National Security Council -- while ousting the Joint Chiefs chair and the director of national intelligence -- Danziger foresees fateful decisions ahead for the ...
"These thefts and disclosures are intended to interfere with the U.S. election process," the joint agency statement said. "However, we are not now in a position to attribute this activity to the Russian Government."