A newly declassified intelligence report made clear that government agencies long knew of Russia’s work to aid Donald Trump, but he and allies muddied the waters.
The assessment was the intelligence community’s most comprehensive look at foreign efforts to interfere in the election.
A report to lawmakers from a watchdog in the Office of the Director of National Intelligence criticizes how threat intelligence was analyzed and presented.
A disclosure sheds new light on a high-profile national security law as lawmakers prepare to revive a debate over it in the Biden administration.
Russia’s hackers appeared to be preparing to sow chaos amid any uncertainty around election results, officials said.
Both Iran and Russia have obtained voter information, the officials warned, but there was no indication that any votes themselves have been altered.
John Ratcliffe is breaking norms, which could weaken our defenses.
The director of national intelligence is said to be planning more disclosures of intelligence that undermines the Russia investigation.
The revelation that the former C.I.A. director sided with analysts over senior officers, contained in his new book, has been a focus of the Justice Department review of the Russia inquiry.
China is also growing more adept at targeting campaign workers. But contrary to Trump administration warnings, Beijing is mostly aiming at Biden campaign officials.
China is also growing more adept at targeting campaign workers. But contrary to Trump administration warnings, Beijing is mostly targeting Biden campaign officials.
The release of a newly declassified ruling follows a separate decision by an appeals court that a defunct National Security Agency program was illegal.
The director of national intelligence is ending oral briefings with Congress — a significant step toward eroding oversight and expanding executive overreach.
Congress needs to understand about foreign election meddling, too.
The elimination of in-person election security briefings to Congress could leave the public with a diminished understanding of the threats facing the election as it enters a critical phase.
Last year, intelligence officials gathered to write a classified report on Russia’s interest in the 2020 election. An investigation from the magazine uncovered what happened next.
Criticized for its inaction, the Trump administration commissioned a new look at a months-old intelligence assessment. It emphasizes gaps.
Analysts have used other evidence to conclude that the transfers were likely part of an effort to offer payments to Taliban-linked militants to kill American and coalition troops in Afghanistan.
The congressman from Texas was confirmed by a divided Senate to take over an office at the center of the Trump administration’s investigations of Obama administration officials.
The hearing for John Ratcliffe will be the first to employ social-distancing rules for senators since the coronavirus pandemic took hold.
Representative John Ratcliffe, an outspoken defender of President Trump, still faces questions about his partisanship and qualifications to be director of national intelligence.
A retired C.I.A. officer sees danger ahead for the independence and political impartiality of the 17 U.S. intelligence agencies if Trump’s choice for director of national intelligence is confirmed.
Stephen Feinberg, who backed the president’s campaign, is said to be in talks for a top post in the Office of the Director of National Intelligence.