James Clapper and John Brennan served as intelligence officials during the Barack Obama presidency, but CNN buried their political affiliations in an article highlighting their criticism of President Donald Trump’s recent comments on Russia. Trump said the following: “I believe that he feels that he and Russia did not meddle in the election… As to […]
Former CIA director John Brennan and former director of national intelligence James R. Clapper Jr. appeared on CNN’s “State of the Union” on Sunday and responded forcefully to President Trump’s seeming acceptance of Russian President Vladimir Putin’s claim that he did not interfere in our election. (Trump later clarified his statement to say that he just […]
In response to Trump's defense of Putin for saying he didn't interfere in the 2016 election and dismissing US intelligence heads as "political hacks," former CIA Chief John Brennan told CNN's Jake Tapper that he viewed it as a "badge of honor." U.S. Show More Summary
James Clapper and John Brennan appeared on CNN on Sunday, criticizing the president's comments that he believed Putin sincerely "feels" his country didn't interfere with the 2016 U.S. Election.
Appearing on CNN’s State of the Union, former CIA head John Brennan and ex-Defense Intelligence Agency Director James Clapper fired back at President Donald Trump for calling them “political hacks” because they believe the intelligence community’s assessment that Russians...
“I think Mr. Putin is very clever in terms of playing to Mr. Trump’s interest in being flattered,” former CIA Director John Brennan said
John Brennan and James Clapper say Trump’s vulnerabilities could prove “perilous” for the U.S.
Former CIA director John Brennan said the manipulation is “very, very worrisome from a national security standpoint.”
Former CIA director John Brennan and former Director of National Intelligence James Clapper pushed back against President Donald Trump's stance on Russian interference in the 2016 election. Brennan fired back at the president's claims...Show More Summary
Mr Clapper was speaking alongside former CIA Director John Brennan on CNN regarding Mr Trump's tepid comments on his current Asia tour after conversations with Russian President Vladimir Putin. "The threat posed by Russia, as John just said, is manifest and obvious.
Former FBI Director James Comey on Saturday appeared to send a message to President Donald Trump regarding truth, lies, and righteousness. Trump described Comey, former CIA Director John Brennan and former Director of National Intelligence James Clapper as “political hacks” during a...
(Scott Johnson) Last week Jennifer Kerns called for an investigation into the placement of what I’ve been calling the Trump Dossier into the hands of the Obama administration — the hands of John Brennan in particular. Kerns didn’t quote the Gershwin brothers song, but she had the refrain: let’s call the whole thing off. Show More Summary
The former CIA director under President Barack Obama asked Republican lawmakers to publicly condemn Russian interference in the presidential election — but they refused. John Brennan, who led the intelligence service last year, told PBS’ “Frontline” that he presented...
John Brennan, a former CIA director, said some of Trump's personal qualities were worrying to see in a president. He thinks some of Trump's advisers have dealt with him well, but also that some enable rather than inhibit the president's...Show More Summary
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INVESTIGATE THIS: “Jennifer Kerns calls for an investigation into the placement of the Trump Dossier into the hands of the Obama administration — the hands of John Brennan in particular.”
(Scott Johnson) Jennifer Kerns calls for an investigation into the placement of the Trump Dossier into the hands of the Obama administration — the hands of John Brennan in particular. Kerns doesn’t quote the Gershwin brothers song, but she’s got the refrain. Show More Summary
Puts the chances at 20 to 25 percent; also says it's "implausible" that Russia didn't have American help interfering in 2016 election
Rachel Maddow shares video of former CIA director John Brennan explaining that he thinks it is implausible that Russians were not able to get some help,...