House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff (D-Calif.) said the intelligence community is hesitant to speak in an open hearing, as was the norm prior to the Trump administration, “because they’re worried about angering the president.” And, he said, the NSA and CIA are withholding documents from Congress and the Senate about Ukraine because of “pressure from the administration.”

On Sunday, Schiff was asked on ABC’s This Week about a report that said intelligence agency officials were hesitant to appear in front of his committee to speak about global security threats.

“The intelligence community is reluctant to have an open hearing, something that we had done every year prior to the Trump administration, because they’re worried about angering the president,” Schiff said.

After the congressman

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