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Trump skipping intel briefings: Washington Post

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>> The President-elect is less than 60 days from taking the oath of office and he might not be doing his homework. The Washington Post on Thursday reporting Donald Trump is skipping many of the daily classified intelligence briefing an incoming president normally receive. He has had exactly two, current and former official told the newspaper quote Trump has a lot of catching up to do, one official told the Post.
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A document called the President's Daily Brief is prepared to provide a summary of security developments and analysis from across the constellation of US intelligent services. It's typically delivered each morning. The newspaper reporting Vice President-elect Mike Pence has carved out time for the classified briefings almost everyday. The Trump campaign telling the Washington Post the President-elect has been busy selecting members of his cabinet.
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He's also been reportedly attending to matters related to his company, meeting with foreign business leaders on Trump Organization projects. In what might be an effort to counter the suggestion he's not putting country first, Trump took to Twitter in the middle of the US holiday Thursday to tweet, I am working hard, even on Thanksgiving, trying to get Carrier A.C. Company to stay in the US MAKING PROGRESS- Will know soon.
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The air conditioning manufacturer announced last February plans to move Indiana plant to Mexico. Last week Donald Trump bragged about working with Ford to keep a plant in Kentucky. Ford and no plans to move that plant anywhere.