Trump intends to engage a private company to audit the intelligence agencies – Reuters

Executive Director of a private investment company Cerberus Capital Management’s Stephen Feinberg, who supported the election campaign of the President of the United States Donald trump is seen as a likely candidate for inspection of U.S. intelligence and determination of their possible reorganization. This is with reference to current and former officials, according to Reuters.

As noted, American officials said that the decision is not final, but Feinberg in the case of appointment, will look for ways to streamline the work of 17 individual agencies. The annual budget for this is expected to reach about $ 70 billion with the involvement of tens of thousands of employees.

Stated that trump’s advisers are particularly interested in the changing role of the office of the Director of national intelligence, which was created after September 11, 2001.

The white house declined to comment on the possible role of Feinberg in this process.

Several former intelligence officers, the United States recognized the potential for redefining the role, structure and effectiveness of intelligence. But they expressed concern regarding the fact that the study was initiated from the White house, and not under the auspices of the Director of national intelligence.

Earlier it was reported that the President of the United States Donald trump during the two-week stay in the White house had to give up on its press Secretary Sean Spicer, who currently occupies the position of Director of communications.