DNI Ratcliffe on Filing Declaration in U.S. Government Case against John Bolton

DNI Ratcliffe on Filing Declaration in U.S. Government Case against John Bolton

Thursday, 18 June 2020 10:08

 

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

ODNI News Release No. 24-20

June 17, 2020

DNI Ratcliffe Statement on Filing Declaration in U.S. Government Case against John Bolton

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Director of National Intelligence (DNI) John Ratcliffe today released the following statement:

 

"Unauthorized disclosures of classified information damage our national security and threaten the sources and methods the Intelligence Community relies upon to safeguard the American people. Regardless of rank or position, every individual entrusted with access to our nation's secrets has a legal duty and responsibility to protect classified information.

 

"As the Director of National Intelligence, I am authorized and obligated by law to protect the critical work of the Intelligence Community from any and all unauthorized disclosures, which is what I have done today."

 

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