President Trump Moves to Escalate Investigation of Intel Agencies Under Obama Administration

Trump has frequently claimed his campaign was the victim of “spying,” though the intelligence community has insisted it acted lawfully in following leads in the Russia investigation and conducted surveillance under court order.

President Trump Moves to Escalate Investigation of Intel Agencies Under Obama Administration

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday granted Attorney General William Barr new powers to review and potentially release classified information related to the origins of the Russia investigation, a move aimed at accelerating Barr’s inquiry into whether U.S. officials improperly surveilled Trump’s 2016 campaign. Trump directed the intelligence community to “quickly and […]