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Intelligence Director Dan Coats Puts Barr on Notice Not To Imperil National Security

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Dan CoatesDirector of National Intelligence Dan Coats issued a warning about national security after President Donald Trump granted Attorney General William Barr broad new powers to declassify intelligence related to the origins of the Russia investigation.

Coats said in a statement that he is “confident” Barr will follow “standards.” But he also warned that if “highly sensitive classified Information” is released, it “would put our national security at risk

Coats also emphasized that the intelligence community will “continue” to share “apolitical intelligence” with the rest of the government.

“I am confident that the Attorney General will work with the [intelligence community] in accordance with the long-established standards to protect highly-sensitive classified information that, if publicly released, would put our national security at risk,” Coats said.


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