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Nunes Pushed Trump To Declassify Document Disputing Intel Consensus That Russia Assisted Trump In 2016

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A new report by Reuters revealed on Thursday that the Trump administration is now pushing to declassify a document that disputes he 2017 intelligence report finding that Russia interfered in the 2016 election to help Donald Trump get elected.

But according to sources who spoke to Reuters, the effort is facing strong objections inside the intelligence community.

“U.S. President Donald Trump and his intelligence chief have pushed for quick declassification of a document disputing the 2017 intelligence community finding that Russia acted to help Trump get elected in 2016,” Reuters reported, citing “three U.S. government officials familiar with the matter.”

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