For most of his two decades in government, US counter-intelligence chief William Evanina had largely stayed out of the public eye. Photo: HandoutFor most of his two decades in government, US counter-intelligence chief William Evanina had largely stayed out of the public eye. Photo: Handout
For most of his two decades in government, US counter-intelligence chief William Evanina had largely stayed out of the public eye. Photo: Handout

politico | It’s William Evanina’s job to fight Russian election meddling. But Donald Trump is putting him in an awkward spot

  • US counter-intelligence chief in political crosshairs after report that China wants ‘unpredictable’ US president to lose in November election
  • Democrats say statement played down severity of Russian threat and was made to appease Trump in ways that corrupted intelligence process

Topic |   US Presidential Election 2020
For most of his two decades in government, US counter-intelligence chief William Evanina had largely stayed out of the public eye. Photo: HandoutFor most of his two decades in government, US counter-intelligence chief William Evanina had largely stayed out of the public eye. Photo: Handout
For most of his two decades in government, US counter-intelligence chief William Evanina had largely stayed out of the public eye. Photo: Handout
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