Trump likely to approve release of Dem memo: report

President TrumpDonald John TrumpBrennan fires new shot at Trump: ‘He’s drunk on power’ Trump aides discussed using security clearance revocations to distract from negative stories: report Trump tried to dissuade Melania from 'Be Best' anti-bullying campaign: report MORE is likely to approve the release of a Democratic memo rebutting a GOP document that alleged abuse of surveillance power at the Justice Department, according to a new report.

White House officials told The Associated Press that the Democratic rebuttal to the Republican memo is likely to be returned to the committee this week for its release.

The officials also told the AP that the Democratic document is likely to require some redactions before its release.

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White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said Tuesday that Deputy Attorney General Rod RosensteinRod Jay RosensteinFBI chief: I'm trying to bring 'normalcy' in 'turbulent times' Press needs to restore its credibility on FBI and Justice Department Mueller should indict Trump for obstruction before the midterms MORE met with Trump to discuss the differences between the Democratic and Republican memos, but wouldn’t say if Trump was for or against releasing the Democratic document.

White House chief of staff John KellyJohn Francis KellyMORE told reporters that Trump will be briefed on the contents of the documents Tuesday, but that Trump hasn’t read the full document because “it’s pretty lengthy.”

The House Intelligence Committee voted unanimously on Monday to release the Democratic memo.

The Democrats’ 10-page document alleges that the GOP memo used incomplete information to make misleading conclusions about the FBI’s application for a surveillance warrant for former Trump campaign adviser Carter Page.

Trump has until Friday to block the release of the document, which is still classified.

Rep. Adam SchiffAdam Bennett SchiffInternet security leader: Hackers are 'trying to undermine very process of democracy' Republicans and Democrats alike face troubling signals from voters Schiff blasts GOP for Russia probe conduct: 'That's how you obstruct an investigation, not how you conduct one' MORE (Calif.), the top Democrat on the House Intelligence Committee, said he’s concerned the White House will make “political redactions” to the Democratic memo before its release.

"That is, not redactions that protect sources or methods, which we've asked the Department of Justice and the FBI to do, but redactions to remove information they think is unfavorable to the president," Schiff said on CNN. "That could be a real problem and that's our main concern at this point."

The decision comes after Trump approved the release of the Republican memo, authored by staff members of House Intelligence Committee Chairman Devin NunesDevin Gerald NunesPelosi sees defections from an unusual quarter — the left Jim Carrey targets McCarthy, Nunes ahead of midterms Police close Nunes district office as protesters rally outside MORE (R-Calif.), last week.