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Trump raises 'constitutional concerns' over requirement to report on military cyber operations

January 9, 2020 |
Rick Weber

President Trump is asserting executive privilege to withhold annual reporting of military operations in cyberspace to senior members of Congress, based on his signing statement last month in enacting the fiscal 2020 National Defense Authorization Act.

Trump said various provisions of the NDAA, including reporting Defense Department cyber operations, “purport to mandate or regulate the dissemination of information that may be protected by executive privilege, including by interfering with Presidential control of the process for making a determination that information...


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