US intelligence officials are purposely concealing details from President Donald Trump about a US cyber offensive against the Russian power grid, The New York Times reported.
The reason they’re keeping Trump in the dark is reportedly that they’re worried he might undermine the plan or disclose its details to foreign officials.
Trump has previously revealed classified intelligence to two top Russian officials during an Oval Office meeting.
And while his administration has taken steps to hold Russia accountable for its aggression, Trump himself has flummoxed national security officials by refusing to criticize Russian President Vladimir Putin, publicly siding with Putin over the US intelligence community, and repeatedly undermining efforts to investigate Russia’s inteference in the US electoral process.
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US intelligence officials are keeping President Donald Trump in the dark about details of a cybersecurity offensive against the Russian power grid because they’re worried he might disclose them to…