President Trump authorizes release of controversial Republican memo

Posted on: February 2nd, 2018 by ABC News No Comments

iStock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) — President Trump has declassified the GOP memo and approves of its release by the House Intelligence Committee without redactions, a White House official tells ABC News.

The White House has transmitted the president’s opinion to the committee in a letter Friday morning, the official said.

A House Intelligence Committee source tells ABC the release of the memo is “imminent” and will be posted on the committee’s website later Friday.

A spokesman for Intelligence Committee chairman Rep. Devin Nunes has not responded to request for comment.

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