Director of national intelligence James Clapper
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The U.S. intelligence community has nothing to do with the incriminating report on Donald trump, as his leak, said the head of the American N. I. after discussing this issue with President-elect
The Director of national intelligence James Clapper said that he discussed with Donald trump a report on alleged Russia compromising on elected American President, reports Reuters. “I emphasized that this document is not a product of the US intelligence community and that I do not believe that the leak did this community,” said Clapper.
In addition, DCS expressed “deep concern” about leaks. Along with trump, he said, they “agreed that they [such leaks. — RBC] is extremely damaging to national security.”
According to sources, The Wall Street Journal, the author of the report was a former British intelligence officer, now head of the company Orbis Business Intelligence Ltd.
The report was published earlier by BuzzFeed. It says that trump has invited prostitutes to the presidential Suite in Moscow hotel “Ritz-Carlton” in the rooms of the FSB bugged and hidden cameras. In addition, according to the report, in July holding then a post of the Deputy head of the presidential administration on domestic policy Igor Depakin met with the Advisor of the election headquarters of the trump Carter page and said that the Russian leadership has dirt on trump.
Depakin called data that met with Paige, “nonsense and made-up stories”. “I never knew such a person and do not even know about its existence. In my area of expertise never included foreign policy issues,” he said. In addition, Depakin did not rule out that sue and will insist, “that in the course of the hearing, invited the person who disseminates such information.”
The Kremlin after the publication of the report, said that he has no dirt on trump. Trump, in turn, wrote on Twitter that intelligence agencies “never meant to leak a “fake news”.