The President of the United States Donald trump is planning to attract billionaire Steven Feinberg for a total inspection of the intelligence services of the United States, reports the New York Times, citing sources in the White house.
According to the newspaper, the businessman can lead a major investigation into leaks from the office of the President in the media. This idea has already caused serious resistance among officials of intelligence agencies. They fear that Feinberg can identify at a high position in the CIA, which usually occupies one of the staff employees of special services. In addition, they suggest that the new appointee will force them to withhold information that is “contrary to the views of the President,” the NYT notes.
15 Feb Donald trump in a series of tweets criticized the actions of us intelligence because of the numerous leaks about the plans and negotiations of the White house. The leak eventually led to the resignation of Michael Flynn from the post of assistant to the President for national security.
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Feinberg serves on the Board of experts in the field of Economics and Finance at the trump, and the President of investment firm Cerberus Capital Management and, according to the NYT, has already warned shareholders about his possible transition to the White house. In the administration trump declined to comment, did not discuss with reporters his possible appointment and Sam Feinberg.
Yesterday, the newspaper The Wall Street Journal reported, citing its own sources that the US intelligence services were hiding part of the secret data from Donald trump, because they fear their loss or disclosure of informants.
According to the newspaper, intelligence officials decided not to reveal the Tramp, by what means is the surveillance of foreign countries and the sources of the pieces of the secret information