The Office of the Director of National Intelligence of the United States informed the Senate and Lower House Intelligence committees that it will stop providing in-person reports on electoral security and foreign interference in elections, a congressional official confirmed to NBC News. .
At the moment, no details have been given about the reason for this decision or whether it is temporary or permanent.
With the change, committees will continue to have access to classified written intelligence reports, but lawmakers will not be able to question officials about the nuances and meanings behind the written reports.
The Senate Intelligence committee is expected to issue a bipartisan statement rejecting the decision later.