CIA Sought FBI Probe Into Russian Targeting of Trump Campaign

Former CIA Director John Brennan told a House hearing on Tuesday the CIA first asked the FBI last summer to investigate contacts between Russian intelligence officials and Americans in the Trump campaign. Skirting concerns involving classified information, John Brennan, President Obama’s CIA chief, provided few details on the intelligence related to Russian recruitment attempts against Trump aides, who he described as “U.S. persons.” Asked if there was collusion between the Trump campaign and Russia, Brennan said he did not know.

Source: CIA Sought FBI Probe Into Russian Targeting of Trump Campaign

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