Posted by | November 27, 2016 13:17 | Filed under: News Behaving Badly Politics

Donald Trump is substituting U.S. intelligence briefings with phone calls to “a number of source.”

Last week, the Washington Post reported that President-elect Donald Trump had only received two classified intelligence briefings since election day — a number they said was “notably lower” than the amount received by his predecessors at this point in the transition period.

In an interview on CNN’s State of the Union Sunday, host Dana Bash asked Trump spokeswoman Kellyanne Conway about the allegation.

Conway did not deny the Post’s report, but instead stressed that in addition to the (limited) intelligence briefings he has received, the President-elect is “receiving information through his personal and on-the-phone meetings with over what’s now 41 world leaders.”

…Presidents-elect usually use the intelligence briefings during the transition to immerse themselves in the national security issues facing the country and to become familiar with leaders around the globe. Notably, Trump is the first person elected to the U.S. presidency with zero government or military experience.

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  • mea_mark

    #Derp45 is unqualified for the job and doesn’t want to do the work. All he really wants is the glory of ‘Making America Great Again’, which he is going to totally fail at. The sooner he is gone the better.

  • ‘It’s obvious (Donnie) knows very little about the issues’-(R-KY) Senate Majority Leader McConnell on any single cell amoeba besting trump.

  • labman57

    Donnie won’t bypass an opportunity to hear world leaders sing his praises while basking in the glory of his election victory.

    On the other hand, intelligence briefings require a disciplined mind and a willingness to stay focused while listening to people talk about something other than Donald.

  • William

    Ignores intel briefings ……
    Believe me, it’s really for the best.

  • Buford2k11

    I sometimes get the feeling that I am on a collision course………..with “Destiny”…or a train wreck…no kidding…this is the first coal train since the de-railment the other day…it seems tho, foreign policy is going to be what Putin wants it to be…Congress has been neutered, by their own stupidity, lack of ethics, and moral bankruptcy…we will see if they allow Trump to outsource the Presidency to Pence…and then consider how much our Allies will “complain”…

    • fahvel

      I like most of your posts but the constant, not just from you, blather about Puti reminds me of the mindless mcarthy era.

      • Buford2k11

        umm…Putin is our enemy…he wants it to be that way…I am afraid of Putin…and I am afraid of Putin’s influence on Trump…Blathering about the danger of a Putin/Trump presidency needs to be constantly blathered until we are nuked, or put in jail…

  • William
  • amersham1046

    Those intel meeting they use too many big words and talk about places he doesn’t have hotels

  • bpollen

    Cuz world leaders NEVER lie…

  • fahvel

    with whom has he atually spoken – not just left a message on their answering machine?