REPORT: CIA slams CNN’s report blaming Trump for alleged CIA spy’s extraction from Kremlin

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The Central Intelligence Agency on Monday evening slammed what it called CNN’s “misguided” and “simply false” reporting, after the cable channel’s chief national security correspondent authored a hole-filled piece claiming that the CIA had pulled a high-level spy out of Russia because President Trump had “repeatedly mishandled classified intelligence and could contribute to exposing the covert source as a spy.”

The extraordinary CIA rebuke came as The New York Times published a bombshell piece late in the evening, which largely contradicted CNN’s reporting. According to the Times, CIA officials “made the arduous decision in late 2016 to offer to extract the source from Russia” — weeks before Trump even took office.

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Concerns about media reporting on Russian election interference drove the decision, according to the Times, which described the source as “the American government’s best insight into the thinking of and orders” from Russian President Vladimir Putin.

“Former intelligence officials said there was no public evidence that Mr. Trump directly endangered the source, and other current American officials insisted that media scrutiny of the agency’s sources alone was the impetus for the extraction,” the Times wrote.

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3 Comments

  1. Ken G September 10th, 2019 at 9:33 am

    CNN will say anything for a story to be relevant, but it just keeps making them look worse and worse! Pathetic!

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    • Rosemary Lesher September 10th, 2019 at 10:05 am

      Right. Is there really many that watch that gossip channel yet today?? They have already shown many times over what they put out is not actually news.

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  2. John September 10th, 2019 at 10:50 am

    Fake news CNN strikes again. They really are pathetic. Can they truly be proud of their company?

    Reply

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