Two top House lawmakers asked the country’s intelligence chief on Saturday to review the potential damage to national security stemming from former President Donald Trump’s storage of classified documents at Mar-a-Lago.
“The conduct of former President Trump potentially puts our national security at grave risk. House Intelligence Committee Chairman Representative Adam Schiff (D-Calif.) and House Oversight Committee Chair Caroline Maloney (D.N.Y) wrote in one, “This issue demands a full review, in addition to the ongoing law enforcement investigation.” ” three page letter To Avril Haines, Director of National Intelligence. He asked for a classified briefing on the review “as soon as possible”.
Two lawmakers, whose panel has jurisdiction over national security and other oversight matters, specifically asked the DNI’s office to begin an assessment of the damages, which would measure any damage to national security related to Trump’s handling of the documents. will evaluate. It comes a day after an unsealed search warrant revealed that the FBI was investigating former President Donald Trump for obstruction of justice and possible violations of the Espionage Act.