• Trump receives first classified intelligence briefing

    Trump receives first classified intelligence briefing

    Donald Trump on Wednesday received his first classified intelligence briefing, a privilege reserved for presidential candidates from the two main political parties.

    The Republican nominee attended the briefing — organized by the office of the director of national intelligence — in secure rooms of the FBI’s New York office, ABC television reported.

    Democrat Hillary Clinton is set to receive her briefings separately.

    The sessions — designed to prepare candidates for the nation’s highest office in the event they win November’s general election — […]