President of the Trump up of this assessment in the Senate intelligence Committee completely unimpressed. The disparities could also discourage Americans from working in the intelligence field. "People risk their lives for the intelligence he just tosses aside on Twitter".
Democratic lawmakers serving on Congress' intelligence committees accused President Trump of undermining USA intelligence professionals.
Rep. Adam Schiff, D-Calif., chairman of the House intelligence committee, credited the agencies with providing "rigorous and realistic analyses" of threats facing the nation.
Republican U.S. Representative Mike Gallagher, who served as a Marine Corps intelligence officer during the Iraq war, defended the intelligence agencies, saying: "They are doing a very hard job and they are actually trying to advance the president's priorities".
Without naming the president, Coats said in the report that some USA allies and partners are "seeking greater independence from Washington in response to their perceptions of changing US policies on security and trade" and are pursuing their own new partnerships.
In an interview with The Washington Times published Friday, Bolton said that it is when the USA sees that denuclearization that the president can begin to take sanctions off.
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Coats said Moscow is preparing cyber attack capabilities that would "allow it to disrupt or damage US civilian and military infrastructure during a crisis" and Iran and North Korea pose increasing threats to the USA government and companies.
Trump's most important ally in the Senate, majority leader Mitch McConnell, warned of a "premature withdrawal" of USA troops from Afghanistan and Syria. Mitch McConnell of Kentucky, the majority leader, on Tuesday called "a precipitous withdrawal" of US troops from Syria and Afghanistan.
Lawmakers on both sides of the aisle have criticized the President for publicly attacking the intelligence community but there is little indication that Coats and Haspel could be in jeopardy of losing their jobs.
The Annual Worldwide Threat Assessment from the Directorate of National Intelligence (DNI) also analysed the threat faced from North Korea and its findings were again disputed by Trump.
According to allegations, Russian Federation used a mix of social media influence and old-fashioned cyberattacks in 2016 to sway the elections in favour of Donald Trump - something that both the Kremlin and Trump himself have repeatedly denied.
"He is putting you and your colleagues in an untenable position and hurting the national interest in the process", Schumer added.
Snow, rain, and risky record cold in the week ahead
An arctic cold front is headed for the mid-state and is bringing with it some accumulating snowfall Tuesday. Forecast high and low temperatures next 10 days in Washington from average of computer models.
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The team detected the organism's toxic proteases, or gingipains, in the neurons of patients with Alzheimer's disease. A new study suggests that it may be more hard to detect Alzheimer's disease (AD) in Hispanic patients.