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Within 24 hours, 2 of Trump's top intelligence officials hint that they've considered resigning

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Reuters
Two of President Donald Trump's top intelligence officials hinted that they've considered resigning from their positions.
FBI Director Christopher Wray and Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats made the comments at the Aspen Security Forum this week.
The comments came after Trump's widely-panned summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin on Monday.
Two of President Donald Trump's top intelligence officials hinted within 24 hours of each other that they've considered resigning from their positions.
First was FBI Director Christopher Wray, who was asked by NBC News anchor...
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America's intelligence chief found out during a live interview that Trump wanted to bring Putin to Washington: 'OK. That's gonna be special'

America's intelligence chief found out during a live interview that Trump wanted to bring Putin to Washington: 'OK. That's gonna be special'

26 days ago   |   By

Aaron Bernstein/Reuters
Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats on Thursday reacted with surprise in learning the White House is working to bring Russian President Vladimir Putin to Washington this fall .
Coats was informed of the development during a live interview.
It came days after President Donald Trump's controversial meeting with Putin in Helsinki.
The nation's intelligence chief was informed during a live interview on Thursday that President Donald Trump is working to bring Russian President Vladimir Putin to Washington this fall .
In the midst of an interview with Director of...
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Nation's intelligence chief explains public rebuke of Trump, says he was just doing his job

Nation's intelligence chief explains public rebuke of Trump, says he was just doing his job

26 days ago   |   By

Aaron Bernstein/Reuters
Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats described Russian interference in American elections as "undeniable" during an interview with Andrea Mitchell of NBC News.
His comments served as another rebuke to President Donald Trump.
On Monday, he pushed back on Trump's assertion that cast doubt on US intelligence agencies' conclusions that Russia meddled in the 2016 election.
When asked why he issued his statement on Monday, Coats said he was just doing his job.
Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats, in an interview Thursday, described Russian interference in...
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