According to Agence France Presse in Washington, the White House revealed that it will stop reporting to the Congressional Intelligence Committee on foreign intervention in the election. The move sparked accusations in Congress that trump was covering up Russia’s help for his re-election. < / P > < p > the move came two months before the election, when trump downplayed the threat of foreign intervention and accused people of leaking sensitive information. He did not provide any evidence for this claim, which he made many times during his presidency. < / P > < p > Congress will still have access to confidential written reports, but members will no longer be able to question officials in the office of the director of national intelligence about what they know. < / P > < p > people in Congress were angry, calling the move “shameful” and accusing trump of covering up Russian intervention.