Just now: President Trump gives Attorney General Barr authority to declassify documents related to the campaign surveillance.
Statement on Presidential Memorandum signed tonight pic.twitter.com/wHx6l2lL5c
— Kayleigh McEnany (@PressSec) May 24, 2019
President Trump on Thursday night issued a memo giving Attorney General William Barr the authority to declassify any documents related to surveillance of the Trump campaign in 2016.
Trump also ordered the intelligence community to cooperate with Barr. The memo read: “The heads of elements of the intelligence community… and the heads of each department or agency that includes an element of the intelligence community shall promptly provide such assistance and information as the Attorney General may request in connection with that review.”
Source: Fox News and Press Secretary Sarah Sanders (Twitter)