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An email sent by former national security adviser Susan Rice to herself on January 20, 2017, indicates that former President Obama hesitated to share Russian intelligence with incoming Trump administration officials. Republican Senators Chuck Grassley (Iowa) and Lindsey Graham (South Carolina) released portions of the email on Monday, calling it "unusual." (Rice was apparently documenting a discussion she'd had with Obama on January 5.) Grassley, the chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee, and Graham sent a letter to Rice with questions about the discussion, including when the former president was first made aware of the dossier prepared by Christopher Steele on behalf of Fusion GPS. The Rice email also indicates that Obama insisted that "our law enforcement team needs to proceed as it normally would by the book." Kathryn Ruemmler, Rice's counsel, responded that "there is nothing 'unusual' about the National Security Advisor memorializing an important discussion for the record." – POLITICO