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President Trump has authorized Attorney General William Barr to declassify any documents he sees fit in his newly launched investigation into the origins of the Russia probe and “intelligence activities” focused on Trump’s 2016 presidential campaign.
As part of the attorney general’s investigation—which has alarmed many who see it as a way for Trump to target the FBI agents he has accused of “treason” for investigating his campaign—Trump has also directed intelligence officials to cooperate and “promptly provide such assistance and information” as Barr may request.
The White House confirmed the directives in a statement late Thursday.
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