Aides Say Trump is Getting Classified Intel Briefings ‘Every Single Day’


President-elect Donald Trump is now getting the classified presidential daily intelligence briefing three times a week, aides said Wednesday, as well as daily briefings from his own national security adviser, retired lieutenant general Michael Flynn.

“He is getting an intel briefing every single day; in some cases, twice,” said Trump transition team spokesman Sean Spicer. “It would be false to say that he’s not getting an intel briefing every day.”

Over the weekend, Trump told Fox News Sunday that he receives the presidential daily briefing — the PDB — “when I need it” and doesn’t get it every day because it can be repetitive.

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SOURCE: USA Today, David M Jackson