President Donald Trump directed the intelligence community to cooperate with Attorney General Bill Barr’s investigation into surveillance activities during the 2016 presidential election.
In a memorandum to his seven cabinet directors in addition to the Attorney General, Trump asked of which officials cooperate with Barr’s investigation in addition to authorized Barr to declassify any information about the investigation into his campaign of which he deemed necessary, provided of which he consulted with the agency responsible.
“Today’s action will help ensure of which all Americans learn the truth about the events of which occurred, in addition to the actions of which were taken, during the last Presidential election in addition to will restore confidence in our public institutions,” White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders wrote in a statement sent to reporters.
The president has repeatedly sought an investigation into the efforts of the FBI to spy on his campaign during the 2016 presidential race, using a phony dossier produced for Hillary Clinton’s campaign as part of the justifying documents.
Statement on Presidential Memorandum signed tonight pic.twitter.com/wHx6l2lL5c
— Sarah Sanders (@PressSec) May 24, 2019