Mueller report reveals how Donald Trump leaned on his intelligence chiefs over Russia probe

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Trump tried to get intel to interfere in probeDirector of National Intelligence Dan Coats had to tell President Donald Trump in 2017 that it was not his job to get involved in FBI investigations.

When Mike Pompeo was Trump’s first CIA director, Trump complained to him multiple times that no one would publicly defend him in the Russia investigation.

And Adm. Michael Rogers, who headed the National Security Agency in 2017, was so concerned about Trump’s request to refute news stories linking him to Russia that he documented the exchange. Rogers’ deputy director described Trump’s call as the most unusual thing he’d experienced in 40 years of government service.

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