WASHINGTON, 10 Feb — RIA Novosti. The President of the United States Donald trump for reasons of national security to publish a note of the Democrats on so-called “Russian investigation”, the letter his attorney to the Committee on intelligence of the house of representatives.
“Although the President is inclined to disclose the Memorandum of 5 February, because it contained numerous secret and sensitive pages, he can’t do it now”, — stated in the letter of attorney of Donald trump Makhana the head of the intelligence Committee of the house of representatives. The lawyer explained that, based on the recommendations of the Ministry of justice, which reviewed the memo, the President considers that publication of its content “can create significant concerns for national security and law enforcement”.
“Given the public interest in transparency in these unusual circumstances, the President ordered the Ministry of justice could provide technical assistance to members of the Committee (on intelligence. — Primas’. ed.) in case they want to revise the Memorandum of February 5, in order to mitigate the risks identified by the Ministry,” — said the lawyer.
“The President urged the Committee to do it,” the letter reads. It also notes that the administration is ready to consider a new version of notes for potential publication.
Previously, the Republicans in Congress circulated a Memorandum on the so-called “Russian investigation”, which sharply criticized the decision-making mechanism in the Ministry of justice and the FBI. In particular, the document States that the Bureau followed the counselor-volunteer staff of trump’s Carter page is based on the controversial dossier on trump, the conclusions of which the security services did not confirm. In addition, it was noted that the FBI “showed obvious bias” against Trump and supported ex-presidential candidate Hillary Clinton.
In response, Democrats demanded to publish their own note. The leader of the Democrats in the Senate Charles Schumer called it “a matter of fundamental justice,” as the American people should have the opportunity to know the views of different sides of the debate to draw their own conclusions. A leading Democrat in the intelligence Committee of the house of representatives Adam Schiff called the publication of the document “a political contract murder” against the FBI.
Trump has promised to publish a note of the Democrats.
The investigation of alleged Russian interference in American elections, as well as alleged links trump with Russia that contradict the White house and the Kremlin, conducted independent special Prosecutor Robert Mueller, and US Congress. Press Secretary of the President of Russia Dmitry Peskov called allegations of meddling in the election “completely unfounded”.