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Trump will get a classified intelligence briefing Wednesday

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump with secret service men
Jabin Botsford | The Washington Post | Getty Images
Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump with secret service men

Donald Trump will receive a classified intelligence briefing on Wednesday, NBC News reported.

The briefing will take place in New York at a secure FBI facility, a federal official told NBC. It will be Trump's first conducted by the Office of the Director of National Intelligence.

General election presidential candidates have traditionally received briefings for decades. But unique concerns about the ability to handle sensitive information surround Trump and Democratic opponent Hillary Clinton.

Trump, the billionaire developer, has proven loose-lipped on the campaign trail. Clinton, for her part, has been dogged by her handling of classified information on a private email server as secretary of state. She was not charged with any wrongdoing, but FBI Director James Comey deemed her handling of information "extremely careless."

Director of National Intelligence James Clapper previously said the general election briefings are "fairly general."

ABC News first reported that Trump would get classified information on Wednesday. It is unclear when Clinton will start receiving briefings.