The Washington Examiner: Democrat invites Trump to tour NSA after he called it ‘un-American’

A Maryland Democrat has invited President Trump to tour the National Security Agency to become better acquainted with its mission and workers, after Trump questioned the intelligence community’s loyalty to the American people amid a series of leaks.

In a letter to Trump, Rep. Dutch Ruppersberger wrote Thursday he thinks it’s “critical” for the president to witness the work of the “dedicated men and women do every day to protect our soldiers on the battlefield, as well as everyday Americans” who work at NSA headquarters in Fort Meade, Md., which is in Ruppersberger’s district.

Responding to intelligence agency leaks that led to the resignation of National Security Advisor Michael Flynn on Monday, Trump criticized the integrity of the Federal Bureau of Intelligence and the NSA, calling them “un-American” and suggesting that “they act just like Russia.”

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