For 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

For 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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