Trump has 'fantastic' relationship with U.S. intel community: CIA Director

Washington D.C. [United States], Apr. 14 (ANI): Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) Director Mike Pompeo said on Thursday that President Donald Trump has a 'fantastic' relationship with the U.S. intelligence community.

Responding to a question about President Trump's relationship with the intelligence community, Pompeo said, "It's fantastic".

The audience giggled after knowing the response of Pompeo, to which the CIA Director said that he means it..

Pompeo's remarks have ended the speculations on the rift between Trump and intelligence officials.

The CIA Director said that he meets Trump nearly each day to brief him.

He said the CIA is committed to providing Trump the best analysis on what he is interested in on a given day and what they see as pressing, The Hill reported.

Trump had earlier said that the classified information is illegally given out by "intelligence" like candy which he described as "Very un-American".

"The real scandal here is that classified information is illegally given out by "intelligence" like candy. Very un- American!" Trump said in a tweet.

He also said that the reports which are saying that his advisors were in constant communication with Russians known to U.S. intelligence are an attempt to cover-up the many mistakes made in Hillary Clinton's losing campaign.

Pompeo, who had previously been the U.S. Representative for Kansas's 4th congressional district, was selected by President-elect Donald Trump to be the nominee for Director of the Central Intelligence Agency and was confirmed by the U.S. Senate 66-32 on January 23 this year. (ANI)