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Intel chiefs presented Trump with claims of Russian efforts to compromise him

Original story at CNN• 113 mentions • 2 weeks ago

CNN 2 weeks ago

 
(CNN)Classified documents presented last week to President Obama and President-elect Trump included allegations that Russian operatives claim to have compromising personal and financial information about Mr. Trump, multiple US officials with direct knowledge of the briefings tell CNN. The allegations were presented in a two-page synopsis that was appended to a report on Russian interference in the 2016 election. The allegations came, in part, from memos compiled by a former British intelligence operative, whose past work US intelligence officials consider credible. The FBI is investigating the credibility and accuracy of these allegations, which are based primarily on information from Russian ...
 
 
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11 Jan
Liberationtech @Liberationtech
Intel chiefs presented Trump with claims of Russian efforts to compromise him https://t.co/PsZgZw5Y0S
11 Jan
Dave Manchester @dredeyedick
RT @Dobroyeutro: #Intelligence chiefs presented #Trump with claims of Russian efforts to compromise him https://t.co/WmlxVYrNtn #GRU #SVR #…
11 Jan
Heather Boushey @HBoushey
RT @jonathanchait: On Twitter, unverified info in a memo is crowding out this quite solid reporting by CNN: https://t.co/v9hG4n3TdP
11 Jan
Susan Cooper @BuzzEdition
RT @jdelreal: CNN appears to have buried the lede a bit https://t.co/4TcKusvs5J https://t.co/GOlEEKctJY
11 Jan
David McKenzie @McKenzieCNN
RT @cnnbrk: CNN EXCLUSIVE: Intel chiefs presented Trump with claims of Russian efforts to compromise him. https://t.co/aI2SCG7eQu https://t
11 Jan
Natalie Williams @nataliewms
RT @cnnbrk: CNN EXCLUSIVE: Intel chiefs presented Trump with claims of Russian efforts to compromise him. https://t.co/aI2SCG7eQu https://t
11 Jan
rolandsmartin @rolandsmartin
RT @jimsciutto: We had asked Trump transition for response to our story. https://t.co/WwV8j4m50A This may be it: https://t.co/oKhqYKQg9K
11 Jan
Ruby of Manocide @Ruby
RT @TUSK81: "Russian operatives claim to have compromising personal and financial information about Mr. Trump." https://t.co/rr0LOU44hY
11 Jan
Prede @predederva
RT @jdelreal: CNN appears to have buried the lede a bit https://t.co/4TcKusvs5J https://t.co/GOlEEKctJY
11 Jan
norwind @norwind
PRESENTED CLAIMS. | lots of words blaimimg Russia; 8 yrs obstructionism & #dronePrez | #Evidence for claims missing! https://t.co/O9mKi9Z4Op
11 Jan
Greg Rucka @ruckawriter
RT @jonathanchait: On Twitter, unverified info in a memo is crowding out this quite solid reporting by CNN: https://t.co/v9hG4n3TdP
11 Jan
Jim Clancy @ClancyReports
RT @jimsciutto: We had asked Trump transition for response to our story. https://t.co/WwV8j4m50A This may be it: https://t.co/oKhqYKQg9K
11 Jan
Gina Thinks @A_ThinkingGirl
RT @jdelreal: CNN appears to have buried the lede a bit https://t.co/4TcKusvs5J https://t.co/GOlEEKctJY
11 Jan
Jill Dougherty @jillrussia
RT @jaketapper: CNN: Intel chiefs presented Trump with claims of Russian efforts to compromise him https://t.co/2RKIE9NJC8
11 Jan
Daphne Eviatar @deviatar
RT @joshgreenman: So long, first black male president. Hello, first blackmailed president? https://t.co/DwjRnPo5GT
11 Jan
nathan treanor @NTinAZ
RT @PaulBegala: Blockbuster reporting by @CNN's @jaketapper, @evanperez, @jimsciutto & @carlbernstein. Must read. https://t.co/I6vfcahhOh
11 Jan
LilMissSocial @LilMissSocial
RT @KimCostello: This is important! COMEY MUST GO!!! @Rosie @RobReiner Liar @realdonaldtrump #FakePOETUS https://t.co/GvwQqVYMCr
11 Jan
Antonia Zerbisias @AntoniaZ
Compromised-in-chief! Intel chiefs showed @realDonaldTrump claims of Russian efforts to embarrass him https://t.co/BxiSfmfqaA #uspoli
11 Jan
Isabel Lara @isalara
RT @DoriToribio: Carl Bernstein firma la información de CNN @CNNPolitics #periodismo https://t.co/jYrs6E25RE
11 Jan
Harry Knowles @headgeek666
So James Bond gave Felix Leiter who gave John McCain - the "Golden Shower report" https://t.co/vknStwDdPi
11 Jan
edgery @edgery
RT @Sonny__Dakota: Yowza! Classified Portion of Intel Report Leaked: https://t.co/07P7rBklUt #p2 #uniteblue #maga #tcot https://t.co/
11 Jan
Patrick Thornton @pwthornton
RT @stiles: This is what happens when you Tweet crazy about the intellegence community. They ain't Jeb Bush... https://t.co/TM6E0BkHS4
11 Jan
Barry Malone @malonebarry
RT @jonathanchait: On Twitter, unverified info in a memo is crowding out this quite solid reporting by CNN: https://t.co/v9hG4n3TdP
11 Jan
Jimmy Palmiotti @jpalmiotti
RT @cnnbrk: CNN EXCLUSIVE: Intel chiefs presented Trump with claims of Russian efforts to compromise him. https://t.co/aI2SCG7eQu https://t
11 Jan
Laurie Garrett @Laurie_Garrett
Say what? "Russian operatives claim to have compromising personal and financial information about Mr. Trump" https://t.co/04SCwBDP7H
11 Jan
Kenneth Roth @KenRoth
If the Russians have compromising dirt on Trump, how can we ever expect him to stand up to Putin's abusive ways? https://t.co/7eVafMz0hO
11 Jan
Jess Hill @jessradio
RT @jonathanchait: On Twitter, unverified info in a memo is crowding out this quite solid reporting by CNN: https://t.co/v9hG4n3TdP
10 Jan
rene' wood @rene_wood
RT @jimspolitico: BREAKING: MI6 operative discloses #trumps Russian connections. https://t.co/GZyLKUy98f @CNN @Politics_PR @progressivepush…
10 Jan
Stephanie Carvin @StephanieCarvin
RT @joshgreenman: Will our first blackmail president succeed our first black male president? https://t.co/DwjRnPo5GT
10 Jan
Jeremy Hooper @goodasyou
RT @cnnbrk: CNN EXCLUSIVE: Intel chiefs presented Trump with claims of Russian efforts to compromise him. https://t.co/aI2SCG7eQu https://t
10 Jan
VoteVets @votevets
Classified docs show that #Russia has compromising personal and financial information about @realDonaldTrump #hacks https://t.co/BBZW7CUnoM
10 Jan
Ani Sangye @SangyeH
It's all coming together now https://t.co/hibEzZLkqW
10 Jan
Steve Silberman @stevesilberman
Does Putin have very, very compromising information on Trump? https://t.co/Vt2BrCKBYA
10 Jan
Reza Aslan @rezaaslan
MI6: Russia has compromising personal, financial info about Trump. But don't worry about it folks. Should be fine. https://t.co/Y7K9Lki1b6
10 Jan
Anonymous @AnonyOps
RT @jimsciutto: Breaking: Intel chiefs presented Trump with claims of Russian efforts to compromise him https://t.co/ejDwKcDxlA
10 Jan
Harvey J Kaye @harveyjkaye
Intel chiefs presented Trump with claims of Russian efforts to compromise him https://t.co/ZEaCjl8vo2
10 Jan
Jean Landefeld @Jean_ie
RT @USRealityCheck: Intel chiefs inform Trump of Russian claims https://t.co/Xuz01SdZnM #USNews #USRC https://t.co/tehrNIhP5r
10 Jan
Alex Steffen @AlexSteffen
RT @pierre: "Russian operatives claim to have compromising personal and financial information about Mr. Trump" https://t.co/ACzlL2mp5f
10 Jan
Moisés Chiullán @moiseschiu
This is not a "partisan stance", this is a massive threat to national security that people should know about. https://t.co/AAAq5Hn5uM
10 Jan
The Advocate @TheAdvocateMag
RT @ChadHGriffin: Explosive news that deserves serious attention and a full investigation. https://t.co/p6CV61QfNU
10 Jan
American Progress @amprog
RT @vplus: CNN BREAKING: Intel chiefs presented Trump with claims of Russian efforts to compromise him: https://t.co/I4s8L5GCqa
10 Jan
Jim Arkedis @JimArkedis
Holy Shit: "Russian operatives claim to have compromising personal and financial information about Mr. Trump" https://t.co/0IvZVhqzJ0
10 Jan
DemocracyForAmerica @DFAaction
BREAKING: Trump campaign officials colluded w/ Russia & Kremlin has compromising info on @realDonaldTrump https://t.co/dXipyjjCrA
10 Jan
shondi99 @shondi99
RT @TheRickWilson: Two words on the "personal" compromise. Ritz. Carlton. https://t.co/D4qZtO9CrM
10 Jan
Alison Klayman @aliklay
Intel chiefs presented Trump with claims of Russian efforts to compromise him https://t.co/svIWpmrNRL
10 Jan
Andrew Maynard @2020science
RT @ianbremmer: CNN running w allegations of Russia govt exchanging w Trump campaign. Very serious if true. https://t.co/kdpkj48sOL
10 Jan
Eric Rosswood @LGBT_Activist
The Russians have something on Trump? Whatever could it be? https://t.co/wSiTQfsZC5
10 Jan
Brian Switek @Laelaps
Trump really is Russia's pick. https://t.co/0NFrsiTkyy
10 Jan
Jeffrey Levin @jilevin
Intel chiefs presented Trump with claims of Russian efforts to compromise him - CNN https://t.co/kSU1igvI6r
10 Jan
Bruce Campbell @rbrucecampbell
RT @ianbremmer: CNN running w allegations of Russia govt exchanging w Trump campaign. Very serious if true. https://t.co/kdpkj48sOL
10 Jan
FastGirlFilms 🏳️‍🌈 @fastgirlfilms
Intel chiefs presented Trump with claims of Russian efforts to compromise him @CNNPolitics https://t.co/SxSF5l3beq
10 Jan
KWANZA OSAJYEFO @kwanzer
Dear @realDonaldTrump supporters, your boy is crooked AF. https://t.co/vMZupylMy9
10 Jan
Shreeya Sinha @ShreeyaSinha
Woah: Russian spies claim to have compromising info about Trump? Exchanges between Trump campaign and Russian govt? https://t.co/KzM1bVDaVe
10 Jan
John Battelle @johnbattelle
OH MY. Intel chiefs presented Trump with claims of Russian efforts to compromise him @CNNPolitics https://t.co/j1drA8sMmJ
10 Jan
Brooke Jarvis @brookejarvis
RT @ianbremmer: CNN running w allegations of Russia govt exchanging w Trump campaign. Very serious if true. https://t.co/kdpkj48sOL
10 Jan
David Dobbs @David_Dobbs
Intel chiefs presented Trump with claims of Russian efforts to compromise him - CNN https://t.co/ZILruCNTLD via @nuzzel thanks @tomricks1
10 Jan
David Corn @DavidCornDC
CNN advances my pre-election story on the intel reports that said Moscow spies had an operation to cultivate Trump. https://t.co/xv8X5LL7Jm
10 Jan
Jodi Jacobson @jljacobson
Intel chiefs presented Trump with claims of Russian efforts to compromise him @CNNPolitics https://t.co/GkDnqZ93fr
10 Jan
Gerry Duggan @GerryDuggan
.@GerryDuggan 🤔 https://t.co/RLt9o1R0yO
10 Jan
Clara Jeffery @ClaraJeffery
RT @jamisonfoser: Who knew what and when? When did Trump know? https://t.co/05t4qQ1VYX https://t.co/f1Hg4WMryR
10 Jan
Joan Walsh @joanwalsh
RT @nycsouthpaw: This is going to make a big splash, but let's acknowledge upfront that it's extremely attenuated. https://t.co/ZDavm2kUqb
10 Jan
Eric Roston @eroston
Intel chiefs presented Trump with claims of Russian efforts to compromise him @CNNPolitics https://t.co/JXslcryTta
10 Jan
Sarah Posner @sarahposner
RT @thegarance: Intel chiefs presented Trump with claims of Russian efforts to compromise him @CNNPolitics https://t.co/iT8HbBQjyB https://
10 Jan
(((❄Ms Maggie❄))) @maggiepriceless
RT @Lawsonbulk: And Bamb, everything regarding Trump just changed. https://t.co/iEfBjI2fX4
10 Jan
LOrion @LOrion
US And WORLD now on NOTICE.. https://t.co/WocCS34cUD and we have names, lots of them, decades of them. @Reuters… https://t.co/5UuxNshpX4
10 Jan
CaligirlBerner @Twitlertwit
RT @Ajblivits: Russia found its patsy - #DonaldTrump https://t.co/eCKTSjcJ6B
10 Jan
Malibu Arts Journal @BuArtsJournal
Intel chiefs presented Trump with claims of Russian efforts to compromise him https://t.co/YK3EaBuqxK
10 Jan
Siva Vaidhyanathan @sivavaid
Intel chiefs presented Trump with claims of Russian efforts to compromise him - CNN https://t.co/EcpuDkYtur via @nuzzel thanks @rauchway
10 Jan
Chris Sacca @sacca
RT @JuddLegum: 1. Let's review this absolutely explosive CNN report on Trump and Russia https://t.co/rU6KZnX0xY
10 Jan
Ryan Teague Beckwith @ryanbeckwith
RT @philwahba: Intel chiefs presented Trump with claims of Russian efforts to compromise him @CNNPolitics https://t.co/44fETBW0FY
10 Jan
Uri Friedman @UriLF
RT @nycsouthpaw: This is going to make a big splash, but let's acknowledge upfront that it's extremely attenuated. https://t.co/ZDavm2kUqb
10 Jan
GOPathetic @GOPathetic
RT @JuddLegum: 1. Let's review this absolutely explosive CNN report on Trump and Russia https://t.co/rU6KZnX0xY
10 Jan
Mother Jones @MotherJones
RT @_cingraham: "Some of the allegations were first reported publicly in @MotherJones one week before the election." https://t.co/Vh3h4dnSLC
10 Jan
Calvert Morgan @CalMorgan
RT @BenjySarlin: Some great timing with that press conference tomorrow, huh https://t.co/cdEMppMo5O
10 Jan
Matt Dentler @MattDentler
"Russian operatives claim to have compromising personal and financial information about Mr. Trump" https://t.co/AxnI6yyhH3
10 Jan
David Rohde @RohdeD
Intel chiefs presented Trump with claims of Russian efforts to compromise him @CNNPolitics https://t.co/r10b9KPoFl
10 Jan
Liza Sabater 🇵🇷👸🏾 @blogdiva
RT @cnnbrk: CNN EXCLUSIVE: Intel chiefs presented Trump with claims of Russian efforts to compromise him. https://t.co/aI2SCG7eQu https://t
10 Jan
LilEsBella @LilEsBella
Intel chiefs presented Trump with claims of Russian efforts to compromise him - Interesting no? https://t.co/hL35so63Wt
10 Jan
Scott Johnson @scott_c_johnson
RT @brianstelter: CNN exclusive by @EvanPerez, @JimSciutto, @JakeTapper, and @CarlBernstein: https://t.co/cHHaPZxiky
10 Jan
(((Lynn Harris))) @harrislynn
AND THERE IT IS. "Russian operatives claim to have compromising personal & financial info on Trump" https://t.co/imPPZVkIzT
10 Jan
Dan Murphy @bungdan
A narcissist confronted by clear evidence of his own failings and weakness is a dangerous thing. https://t.co/FIvNyS7lfq
10 Jan
Sara Langhinrichs @SaraLang
RT @jdelreal: CNN appears to have buried the lede a bit https://t.co/4TcKusvs5J https://t.co/GOlEEKctJY
10 Jan
Chris Tackett @christackett
RT @Choire: *quietly starts packing bags* https://t.co/m678E5RwVr
10 Jan
RAGreeneCNN @RAGreeneCNN
RT @rebekahmetzler: BREAKING: Intel chiefs presented Trump with claims of Russian efforts to compromise him https://t.co/iq4J6DIzLq
10 Jan
Blake Hounshell @blakehounshell
!!! CNN: Intel officials presented Trump with allegations that Russia operatives claim to have kompromat on him https://t.co/PtsF3CQm8m
10 Jan
CAP Action @CAPAction
RT @vplus: CNN BREAKING: Intel chiefs presented Trump with claims of Russian efforts to compromise him: https://t.co/I4s8L5GCqa
10 Jan
Danny Gold @DGisSERIOUS
Intel chiefs presented Trump with claims of Russian efforts to compromise him @CNNPolitics https://t.co/IjpTvlHP9m
10 Jan
Pamela Falk @PamelaFalk
NotConfirmed CNN reports Intel chiefs presented Trump w/claims - to be vetted - of Russian efforts to compromise him https://t.co/Yx3jv4neJG
10 Jan
Susan DeMark @scdemark
RT @cnnbrk: CNN EXCLUSIVE: Intel chiefs presented Trump with claims of Russian efforts to compromise him. https://t.co/aI2SCG7eQu https://t
10 Jan
Josh Rogin @joshrogin
WOW: Intel chiefs presented Trump with claims of Russian efforts to compromise him https://t.co/HCbWCFN3wc @CNN
10 Jan
Laffy @GottaLaff
Intel chiefs: Russian operatives claim to have compromising personal and financial information about Trump: CNN https://t.co/WTxO9GhaNa
10 Jan
Greg Krieg @GregJKrieg
RT @cnnbrk: CNN EXCLUSIVE: Intel chiefs presented Trump with claims of Russian efforts to compromise him. https://t.co/aI2SCG7eQu https://t
10 Jan
Carl Zimmer @carlzimmer
RT @cnnbrk: CNN EXCLUSIVE: Intel chiefs presented Trump with claims of Russian efforts to compromise him. https://t.co/aI2SCG7eQu https://t
10 Jan
Eric Grant @ericgrant
Russian operatives claim to have compromising personal and financial information about Trump https://t.co/zXY1rEnxyJ #maga
10 Jan
Nick Baumann @NickBaumann
RT @cnnbrk: CNN EXCLUSIVE: Intel chiefs presented Trump with claims of Russian efforts to compromise him. https://t.co/aI2SCG7eQu https://t
10 Jan
Chris Geidner @chrisgeidner
RT @vplus: CNN BREAKING: Intel chiefs presented Trump with claims of Russian efforts to compromise him: https://t.co/I4s8L5GCqa