Ratcliffe delays election report amid clash over China’s role

DNI told reporter communist regime interfered in 2020 vote

Art MooreBy Art Moore
Published December 17, 2020 at 7:24pm

President Donald J. Trump displays his signature after signing an executive order ensuring that the American people have priority access to COVID-19 vaccines developed in the U.S. or procured by the U.S. government, at the Operation Warp Speed Vaccine Summit Tuesday, Dec. 8, 2020, in the South Court Auditorium at the Eisenhower Executive Office Building at the White House. (Official White House photo by Shealah Craighead)

After telling a CBS News reporter that Beijing interfered in the 2020 U.S. election, Director of National Intelligence John Ratcliffe has delayed issuing a required intelligence community assessment report because of clashes among senior officials over the communist regime’s role.

“Ratcliffe has been really clear about his view that China is our top national security threat,” a senior intelligence official told the Washington Examiner. “But ultimately, he’s trying to ensure politics don’t play a role in what makes it into this report.”

The official said that if there are “conflicting views among senior analysts about Chinese election influence, he wants both views to get a fair shake in the report.”

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