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The whistleblower alleges top Department of Homeland Security political appointees told career officials to alter intelligence assessments, but emails and witness to contradict that claim.
The Trump administration is producing documents and a senior Homeland Security Department witness to undercut allegations made by the latest federal whistleblower to be championed by House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff.
The developments Tuesday involve a whistleblowing complaint filed by Brian Murphy, Homeland’s former head of intelligence, who alleged Trump officials sought to censor or manipulate intelligence for political purposes.
According to three officials with direct knowledge, Homeland Security Deputy General Counsel Ian Brekke plans to tell the Intelligence Committee in a transcribed interview Tuesday that Murphy improperly ordered the surveillance of journalists he believed had obtained his leaked work emails. more