"Is anybody really surprised by this?" Trump wrote on Twitter.
"I have seen the lights blinking red in terms of what Mr. Trump has done and is doing," said John Brennan, former CIA chief.
"We see no reason to dispute the conclusions," Senate Intelligence Committee Chairman Richard Burr stated.
Republican U.S. senators locked in close races could lose their seats over opposition to raising wages.
Senators Dianne Feinstein and Richard Burr may introduce a bill that forces tech companies to cooperate with law enforcement.
Former White House National Security Adviser Richard Clarke calls the push "unseemly."
The Senate voted 54-45, failing to meet the threshold needed to advance a bill that would have extended provisions of the "USA Patriot Act."
Concerned that the Senate's impending Republican majority will bury evidence of past wrongdoing, the Colorado senator considers all options.