Intelligence committee initial report fails due diligence test

A congressional intelligence committee report based only on the initial  information reported by the agency which is being investigated, without independent corroborating evidence, and consideration of alternative explanations, is a failure of due diligence by the committee. A higher standard of care for the final report should be expected from this committee for it to live up to its name. 

“The Senate Select Committee on Intelligence released a seven-page report documenting its initial findings in its investigation into alleged Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election, affirming a U.S. Intelligence Community report alleging the Russian government specifically sought to aid Donald Trump’s election chances.” click here

 

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