CIA Director Mike Pompeo is defending a meeting between U.S. and Russian intelligence officials after a top Democratic lawmaker seized on the talks.
Pompeo sent a letter to Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer saying he suggested during a press conference earlier this week that “there was something untoward” about the meeting.
“Let me assure you there is not. We periodically meet with our Russian intelligence counterparts for the same reason our predecessors did — to keep Americans safe,” Pompeo said.
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