Adam B. Schiff

Tensions erupt between Trump and the CIA over Russia's hacking during the 2016 campaign

Tensions erupt between Trump and the CIA over Russia's hacking during the 2016 campaign

Tensions between Donald Trump and U.S. intelligence officials boiled over Saturday as Trump's transition team mockingly compared a secret CIA assessment that Russia tried to sway the U.S. election in Trump's favor to the agency’s historic misjudgments on Iraq’s weapons of mass destruction.  

The widening public rift between the incoming president and the nation’s powerful intelligence community could pose high-risk problems both for his administration and for national security.  

CIA leaders at agency headquarters in Langley, Va., are bracing for a potentially adversarial relationship with...

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