DNI Haines: US Intel Now Involved In Review Of Seized Docs

Director of National Intelligence over weekend said Biden administration will review national security risk posed by documents FBI seized from former President Trump's home

  • Haines reportedly announced intel review with a letter late Friday to two congressional Democrats.
  • Letter recipients are House Oversight and Reform Committee Chairwoman Rep. Carolyn Maloney and House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff.
  • Letter said Justice Department, Office of the Director of National Intelligence “working together to facilitate a classification review of relevant materials, including those recovered during the search.”
  • Letter sent after department released redacted affidavit for warrant that FBI agents permission Aug. 8 to search former President Trump’s Mar-a-Lago estate, in Florida.
  • Haines’ letter says intel officials’ assessment of national security risk won’t “unduly interfere with DOJ’s ongoing criminal investigation.”