Trump was reportedly not happy about the briefing.
My god. What angered Trump about that election security briefing to HPSCI—and led him to oust Maguire—was the disclosure that Russia was again interfering to help him win.
Russia Backs Trump’s Re-election, and He Fears Democrats Will Exploit Its Support https://t.co/cwlhQIFee5
— Natasha Bertrand (@NatashaBertrand) February 20, 2020
NBC News confirms: Trump pushed aside his acting director of national intelligence because he was angry that lawmakers were briefed about Russia's plan to interfere in the 2020 election to help Trump, a former intel official briefed on the matter said. https://t.co/0m2SwXdiRx
— Kyle Griffin (@kylegriffin1) February 21, 2020