Trump now has access to nation's most valuable intelligence

( - President-elect Donald Trump will now have access to the most authoritative and highly classified intelligence produced by the U.S. government, Fox News has learned.

Two intelligence sources confirmed that the President’s Daily Brief, or PDB, is now available to Trump – after the White House, before Tuesday’s election, had directed that the winner have full access to the material, to ensure a smooth transition.

The sources told Fox News they do not anticipate the briefings will begin until next week at the earliest.

The PDB is like a highly classified newspaper for the president, and now the president-elect. It is significantly different than the information provided in briefings for candidates; those briefings act as primers to help bring candidates up to speed on topics like China, Iran and the Islamic State.

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