Pelosi: Trump politicized intel community after Russia election briefing
Feb. 21, 2020
Her remarks came after the New York Times reported that the House Intelligence Committee received a that Russia planned to interfere in the 2020 elections.
The report said Trump expressed anger toward acting director of national intelligence Joseph Maguire for greenlighting the briefing, suggesting Democrats would use the information against him as he seeks reelection.
Trump announced Wednesday that his fierce ally and current ambassador to Germany, Richard Grenell, will take over from Maguire.
Pelosi revealed on Twitter that House members would have an election security briefing on March 10.
Schiff also responded to the Times report Thursday night, tweeting : "We count on the intelligence community to inform Congress of any threat of foreign interference in our elections. If reports are true and the President is interfering with that, he is again jeopardizing our efforts to stop foreign meddling. Exactly as we warned he would do."
Kyle Cheney contributed to this report.