(CBS) — A memo created by Republican staffers on the House Intelligence Committee alleging abuse of surveillance authority by the Justice Department and FBI was released Friday after being declassified by the president.
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House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, who was in Chicago for a conference on taxes, blasted the president for allowing the public release of the document.
“President Trump has surrendered his constitutional responsibility as Commander-in-Chief by releasing highly classified and distorted intelligence,” she said. “By not protecting intelligence sources and methods, he just sent his friend Putin a bouquet.”READ MORE: Suburban Family Still In Shock After They Hired Home Improvement Contractor Via HomeAdvisor, Only For The Contractor To Smash Up Their Property
In a tweet earlier today, the President defended the decision.
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