Donald Trump Refused Daily Intelligence Briefings Because He's 'Smart'

Type: Willful IgnoranceDec 11 2016 Severity:

Donald Trump is refusing daily top-secret intelligence briefings known as the President's Daily Brief. Donald told Fox News Chris Wallace that "You know, I’m, like, a smart person. I don’t have to be told the same thing in the same words every single day for the next eight years. Could be eight years — but eight years. I don’t need that. But I do say, 'If something should change, let us know.'"

Main Source: cnbc.com

Quote | The classified President's Daily Brief gets read by Trump only once a week.

In an interview on 'Fox News Sunday, Donald Trump had this to say about receiving Daily Presidential Briefings:

"You know, I'm, like, a smart person.  I don't have to be told the same thing in the same words every single day for the next eight years. Could be eight years — but eight years. I don't need that. But I do say, 'If something should change, let us know.'"