Fmr. CIA Director, Leon Panetta, joins Chris Matthews to debate Trump’s war on the intelligence agencies and the accuracy of the Russia intel report.
Max Boot: “There is only one way to get to the bottom of this tawdry affair: Appoint a bipartisan, 9/11-style commission to investigate all of the allegations and issue a public report. The former C.I.A. directors Leon E. Panetta and [...]
Former CIA head Leon Panetta says Trump’s criticism of intelligence should be done privately. “The fact that the president-elect is tweeting on this issue and taking it to the public, and in many ways undermining the credibility of the very intelligence agencies that have to provide information to him in order for him to be [...]
Leon Panetta hopes the president-elect will keep his quibbles with the intelligence community off social media.
Former CIA director Leon Panetta on Friday criticized President-elect Donald Trump's skepticism of US intelligence reports about Russia's role in election-related hacking, telling "Today" show that Trump's open mistrust of the US intelligence community is "is just unheard of and unprecedented." "I've been in public service for over 50 years. Show More Summary
Members of the 115th Congress, including the children of former Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta and former Vice President Dick Cheney, descended on the Capitol on Tuesday.
By Ronald Stockton | (Informed Comment) | – – Former CIA head and Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta recently said that if President Elect Trump refuses intelligence briefings and something bad happens,…
The president-elect opens himself up to blame for a potential attack on the U.S. if he doesn't receive more regular briefings, Leon Panetta says.
DUBAI, Dec 14 (Reuters) - Former CIA director Leon Panetta said on Wednesday that President-elect Donald Trump risked being blamed after any potential attack on the United States if he refused to receive more regular intelligence briefings. Show More Summary
Former CIA director Leon Panetta said on Wednesday that President-elect Donald Trump risked being blamed after any potential attack on the United States if he refused to receive more regular intelligence briefings. U.S. officials told Reuters that Trump is receiving an average of one presidential...
General Jim Mattis is a fine choice for secretary of defense. He obviously has great leadership abilities, and everyone he will deal with in the job knows and respects his integrity. Both John McCain and Leon Panetta, two men who have never been reluctant to criticize when they felt it was called for, have strongly supported Mattis. Show More Summary
Russian President Vladimir Putin's main interest is restoration of the Soviet Union, former Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta said Thursday. "Let's not kid anybody," said Panetta, who also served as CIA director and White House chief of staff. Show More Summary
Former CIA Director Leon Panetta said that Donald Trump’s choice to lead the agency will have the task of telling the president things he doesn’t want to hear. If he’s … Click to Continue »
A senior intelligence official has settled with the federal government after he alleged that he was punished for disclosing that the Pentagon’s watchdog had shielded former Defense Secretary Leon Panetta … Click to Continue »
Former CIA Director and Defense Secretary Leon Panetta weighs in on Donald Trump’s remarks about his intelligence briefing and Vladimir Putin, and on Hillary...
US Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta has warned of cyber attacks that target critical infrastructure since October 2012. The country is vulnerable to foreign computer hackers who are capable of dismantling a power grid, transport system, financial and government networks. Show More Summary
I just want to add a couple of points to Ian’s excellent post from Monday on former Defense Secretary Leon Panetta’s call for Americans – including “the candidates – to “move on” from his pal Hillary Clinton’s email debacle and instead...Show More Summary
For the “Pay no attention to that man behind the curtain!” file: Clinton supporter and former Defense Secretary Leon Panetta called on the public to “move on” from Hillary Clinton’s emails and instead focus on the “real issues.” “It’s...Show More Summary
Martha Raddatz, who was hosting ABC's This Week this morning, had a chance to score a major scoop but she blew it by failing to ask a very obvious followup question to former Defense Secretary Leon Panetta. You can see the original question...Show More Summary
Protests on the floor of the convention continued on Wednesday. Protests on the floor of the convention continued on Wednesday. They reached a peak when former CIA Director Leon Panetta took the stage. While Panetta was criticizing Donald...Show More Summary