Trump hits the brakes on releasing classified Russia probe documents


CNBC—President Donald Trump paused his plan to declassify and release sections of documents.

Trump delays release of Russia probe documents. U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday said documents from the federal Russia probe would not immediately be released, just days after he ordered them to be made public, citing concerns by the U.S. Justice Department that doing so could harm the investigation. Trump, on Twitter, said the department’s inspector general would review the documents “on an expedited basis” and would “move quickly.” “In the end I can always declassify if it proves necessary,” Trump wrote, …