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Saturday, 16 May 2020

Acting DNI Ric Grenell Announces the FBI Will No Longer be Giving Intelligence-Based Threat Briefings to Candidates

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Acting Director of National Intelligence Richard Grenell on Friday announced major changes to election security briefings.
Grenell announced the US Intel Community (IC) will lead all intelligence-based threat briefings to candidates, campaigns, and political organizations.
The FBI was frozen out.
This is huge.
The FBI cannot be trusted after what they did to President Trump during the 2016 election and beyond.
Director Christopher Wray has done nothing to cut the cancer out and rebuild the public’s trust in the FBI.
Today, the ODNI announced that the U.S. Intelligence Community (IC) will lead all intelligence-based threat briefings to candidates, campaigns, and political organizations under the U.S. Government’s notification framework. Bill Evanina, the Director of the National Counterintelligence and Security Center, will serve as the IC’s leader to this critical effort.
“US elections are the foundation of our nation’s democracy. We are committed to supporting this Administration’s whole-of-government effort to secure the 2020 election,” said Evanina.
This change represents an important improvement and simplification to the threat notification process. The IC will continue to work in partnership with FBI and DHS to identify and integrate threat information, and Evanina and the elections team will act swiftly to deliver the timely and thorough assessments to those affected by potential malicious influence.

BREAKING: DNI @RichardGrenell is placing Election Security candidate briefings with the IC where it belongs and out of the realm of federal law enforcement
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