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The memo could prompt intel agencies to cut out Congress

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Top intelligence and law enforcement officials warn that the release of a memo alleging FBI surveillance abuse could cause spy agencies to start sharing less with Congress, AP's Deb Riechmann writes.

Why it matters: This development would stem the flow of information through government entities and risks weakening Congress' oversight of intelligence agencies.