The Director of National Intelligence has informed the bipartisan House and Senate Intelligence Committees that they will no longer receive in-person briefings on election security, CNN reported Saturday
According to the report, they will only be given written statements — a format that will reduce both Democratic and Republican lawmakers’ ability to ask questions of intelligence officials.
DNI has informed the House and Senate Select Committees on Intelligence that they’ll no longer be briefing on election security issues, a senior administration official told CNN. It’ll provide written updates the official said. @jaketapper
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