Daily Archives: Wed, Jan 30th, 2019


Trump slams U.S. intel chiefs after they disagreed with him re Russia, China and Iran

By Doina Chiacu WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Donald Trump on Wednesday called U.S. intelligence chiefs “extremely passive and naive” on Iran and dismissed their assessments of the threat posed by North Korea a day after they contradicted his views during congressional testimony. Leaders of the U.S. intelligence community told a Senate committee on Tuesday that…


Schiff: Intel Chiefs’ Testimony Means Trump Can’t Declare National Emergency

House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff (D-Calif.) said this morning that new testimony from top U.S. intelligence officials such as Dan Coats would “undermine” Donald Trump’s ability to get money for building a border wall by declaring a national emergency. “Schiff suggests will use intel chiefs’ testimony if Trump tries national emergency card.” Schiff suggests…


Morning Tweetstorm Shows Trump Has Lost Touch With Reality

Donald Trump posted several tweets this morning that directly contradict national security intelligence on several major foreign policy matters, showing that he is doing actual damage to the country. When Director of National Intelligence (DNI) Dan Coats testified before the Senate Intelligence Committee yesterday, he drew significant media attention by breaking with multiple points Trump…


North Korea unlikely to give up nuclear weapons: U.S. spy chief Coats

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – North Korea is unlikely to give up its nuclear weapons capabilities despite recent moves indicating it was open to such actions, U.S. Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats said on Tuesday. Coats’ assessment, in testimony before a Senate panel, clashed with President Donald Trump’s periodic upbeat assessments of North Korea’s commitment to…

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