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Reports that Trump eyeing revamp of spy agencies are false - spokesman
January 5, 2017 / 4:09 PM / a year ago

Reports that Trump eyeing revamp of spy agencies are false - spokesman

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Donald Trump’s spokesman on Thursday rejected media reports that said the Republican president-elect was planning to restructure the nation’s intelligence agencies, calling the reports “100 percent false.”

Chief Strategist & Communications Director for the Republican National Committee Sean Spicer arrives in the lobby of Republican president-elect Donald Trump's Trump Tower in New York, New York, U.S. November 14, 2016. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri/File Photo

“There is no truth to this idea of restructuring the intelligence community infrastructure,” Trump spokesman Sean Spicer told reporters in a conference call. “All transition activities are for information gathering purposes and all discussions are tentative.”

Reporting by Amy Tennery and Mohammad Zargham; Writing by Susan Heavey; Editing by Chizu Nomiyama

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