In Context: Did Susan Rice lie about unmasking Trump associates?

Critics of former National Security Adviser Susan Rice say she’s caught in a lie about misusing intelligence for political purposes. A few media sources, most prominently Bloomberg columnist Eli Lake, have said Rice repeatedly asked to learn the names of unidentified American citizens who appeared in intelligence reports in connection to the Donald Trump campaign and transition. These reports are based on anonymous sources, and Rice has neither confirmed nor denied them. At first glance, this narrative clashes with an interview Rice gave to PBS on March 22, where she seemed to say she didn’t know if Trump associates had … >>More stories from National


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