Donald Trump "compromised" claims
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In early January President Barack Obama and President-elect Donald Trump were presented unsubstantiated information that U.S. intelligence officials obtained from third parties.  The document is alleged to have been made by a former British intelligence officer. The FBI and other members of the United States Intelligence Community are actively investigating their veracity. Trump called the information "fake news." The chiefs of America’s intelligence agencies last week presented President Obama and President-elect Donald J. Trump with a summary of unsubstantiated reports that Russia had collected information about Mr. Trump, two officials with knowledge of the briefing said
- Scott Shane, Adam Goldman and Matthew Rosenberg (10 January 2017). "Trump Received Unsubstantiated Report That Russia Had Damaging Information About Him". New York Times. https://www.nytimes.com/2017/01/10/us/politics/donald-trump-russia-intelligence.html?hp&action=click&pgtype=Homepage&clickSource=story-heading&module=first-column-region®ion=top-news&WT.nav=top-news.
- Spy Agencies Investigating Claims Trump Advisers Worked With Russian Agents. Harris, Shane, Devlin Barrett & Alan Cullison. The Wall Street Journal, 10 January 2017
- Intel chiefs presented Trump with claims of Russian efforts to compromise him. Perez, Evan, et al. CNN, 10 January 2017
- Trump confronts firestorm over Russia allegations. Stokols, Eli, et al. Politico, 10 January 2017