Intelligence Officials Urged Trump Spy Chief Not to Disclose Unverified Russian Claims About Clinton – USA DAILY NEWS

Intelligence Officials Urged Trump Spy Chief Not to Disclose Unverified Russian Claims About Clinton

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WASHINGTON—President Trump’s spy chief ignored urgings from senior U.S. officials not to release information about a Russian intelligence product containing unverified allegations about Hillary Clinton and the 2016 election, according to people familiar with the matter.

Officials at the Central Intelligence Agency and National Security Agency, as well as nonpolitical career personnel within the office of Director of National Intelligence John Ratcliffe, feared that sharing the information with Congress would give credence…