Vice-President of the USA Joe Biden said that the leaders of intelligence informed him and President Barack Obama about the presence of unofficial data about compromising on President-elect Donald trump for fear that this information could leak to the media and to catch both by surprise. About the same time, Biden said in an interview with the Associated Press.
According to him, any conclusions from the findings was not done. Biden said that this information was submitted by the head of National intelligence of the USA James Klepper as “just an extra” at the briefing where the intelligence reported about the “Russian interference” in the elections.
“In fact, the President had about the same reaction: so what is this something?” — leads AP words Biden. In response, the head of intelligence, said: “We feel bound to tell you, Mr. President, because you can hear about it.”
The Vice President said that neither he nor Obama had asked the intelligence to provide any details of the information. And also assured that didn’t ask for intelligence, as well as the President of the United States, confirm these findings. However, Biden said that he had read all the files.
January 11, CNN reported that trump and Obama was informed of the presence in Moscow of dirt on the billionaire. The sides of the channel, familiar with the contents of the briefings, noted that information contained in a two-page document, which was annexed to the report of “Russian interference” in the elections.
The existence of such information was also reported by BuzzFeed. The newspaper published the document received, as it claims, from a former agent of British intelligence MI-6. It says that Russia is beginning to have an impact on trump’s five years ago, and reveals some details of the trip billionaire in Moscow.
Us President-elect called information published on the “fake news” and has denied the presence of Russian incriminating information about his life. Press Secretary of Russian President Dmitry Peskov said that Moscow does not collect dirt.