PBS NewsHour

Barr's new power causes concern among intelligence agencies

Clip: 05/26/2019 | 3m 46s Video has closed captioning.

President Trump last week gave his political appointee, Attorney General William Barr, full authority to declassify information from intelligence agencies related to “surveillance activities” in the Russia probe. The move is being questioned by intelligence officials and has stoked fears it could weaken national security. Special correspondent Jeff Greenfield joins Hari Sreenivasan to discuss.

Aired: 05/26/19

Rating: NR

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