The Trump administration reportedly dismissed intelligence findings showing that refugees don’t pose a significant national security threat

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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.

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