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on December 11, 2016 in World News

Trump: I Don’t Need Daily Briefings, My Cabinet is On Top of Things

US President-elect Donald Trump, who has courted controversy by eschewing the traditional daily intelligence and national security briefings offered to presidents and presidents-elect, has said he doesn’t need them because he’s “a smart person.” “I get it when I need it,” Trump said in an interview with Chris Wallace of Fox News that aired December 11. “First of all, these are very good people that are giving me the briefings,” he said. “And I say ‘If something should change from this point, immediately call me — I’m available on one minute’s notice.’ I’m, like, a smart person. I don’t...

US President-elect Donald Trump, who has courted controversy by eschewing the traditional daily intelligence and national security briefings offered to presidents and presidents-elect, has said he doesn’t need them because he’s “a smart person.” “I get it when I...

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