A brief thread, to help clear up some inaccurate reporting (and some *very* inaccurate White House messaging: <1/8>
There are a number of sub-compartments within SCI, some of which are more tightly held than others.
I am not allowed to tell you what they are.
Because I-- unlike certain people in the Executive Branch-- follow the rules).
-Classification is (or should be) based on need: Is the info derived from sensitive collection methods? A presidential phonecall is not (unless SCI info is discussed on the call).<5/8>