British intelligence chiefs are trying to stop US President Donald Trump from leaking secret information on Russia’s alleged meddling in foreign elections, a new report suggests.
The Trump’s White House, which is under a high-profile investigation for alleged “collusion” with Russia, is set to release pages of a secret FBI document that shows the probe was planned long before he won the 2016 presidential race.
However, heads of the UK’s Secret Intelligence Service (SIS), commonly known as MI6, warn that releasing the data undermines the agency’s intelligence gathering process, the Telegraph reported Wednesday.
The strong opposition has prompted Trump and his allies ask why London would oppose the move unless it has something to hide.
This makes the Trump-Russia case even more complicated, bring into play the UK’s possible role in the FBI inquiry into the Trump campaign’s ties to the Kremlin.
The document shows that the FBI…