The director of the National Security Agency (NSA) is frustrated that he has failed to convince US President Donald Trump yet that Russia remains a threat and that the country meddled in the 2016 American presidential election, a report says.
Mike Rogers made the revelation during a recent closed-door briefing to American lawmakers on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC, a congressional source told CNN on Wednesday.
The NSA chief also reportedly said the Trump White House was not much concerned about the continued threat of Moscow’s cyberattacks against US targets particularly the Russian effort to undermine the US electoral process, another congressional source told the news network.
The US intelligence community has raised alarm about Russia’s cyberattacks, describing them as a “major threat” to the US voting system, and continues to brief the president about the issue.
An intelligence official told CNN that Trump seems engaged when being briefed on…