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- The Trump administration reportedly dismissed intelligence findings last year saying that refugees don’t pose a significant threat to the United States.
- Former government officials told NBC News that a top Justice Department deputy said in a September 2017 meeting that Attorney General Jeff Sessions didn’t agree with the intelligence findings.
- Instead, the Trump administration released a different report that highlighted the national-security risks posed by foreigners.
The Trump administration dismissed an intelligence assessment last year that showed that refugees didn’t pose a significant national-security threat to the United States, then crafted its own report emphasizing the risks of foreigners, NBC News reported Wednesday.
In one September 2017 meeting, a top Justice Department official stunned others in the room by immediately dismissing the report from the National Counterterrorism Center, two officials familiar with the meeting told NBC News.See the rest of the story at Business Insider
- Trump’s Cabinet reportedly whispered about invoking the 25th Amendment, which lets 14 people remove a sitting president from office
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- Nike has released its commercial starring Colin Kaepernick — as well as Serena Williams and LeBron James — after being trashed by Trump