Comment by Jim Campbell
August 19th, 2018
Not one in the bunch below is worth a crap filled baby diaper.
On the upside, Brennan could wear it on his head.
No we aren’t talking about black football players who should be given one-way tickets to Mississippi to earn enough money to pay their way back to the NFL.
We are talking about real spooks they type who snoop through your underwear drawer.
“Security Clearance ‘Affects’ Brennan’s and Clapper’s ‘Bottom Line in a Big Way.” (Source)
Peter Schweizer, president of the Government Accountability Institute (GAI), explained how former FBI Directors James Comey and Robert Mueller leveraged their government positions for self-enrichment.
He joined his colleague Seamus Bruner, a GAI researcher, to discuss the latter’s forthcoming book, Compromised: How Money and Politics Drive FBI Corruptio,
By Megan Keller
August 19th, 2018
Former Director of National Intelligence James Clapper said Sunday that he thinks former CIA Director John Brennan‘s rhetoric is becoming an issue “in and of itself.”
Brennan is a self proclaimed Muslim.
“John and his rhetoric have become an issue in and of itself,” Clapper said on CNN’s “State of the Union.” “John is subtle like a freight train and he’s gonna say what’s on his mind.”
Clapper’s comments came in response to an op-ed penned by Brennan in The New York Times this week, where he wrote that President Trump colluded with Russia during the 2016 election.
Clapper said he empathized with Brennan, but voiced concerns for Brennan’s fiery rhetoric toward Trump and his administration.
“I think that the common denominator among all of us [in the intelligence community] that have spoken up … is genuine concern about the jeopardy and threats to our institutions,” Clapper said.
Brennan’s claims drew criticism from some in the intelligence community who said the timing was suspect.
Senate Intelligence Committee Chairman Richard Burr (R-N.C.) on Thursday took aim at Brennan for “purport[ing] to know, as fact, that the Trump campaign colluded with a foreign power.”
Please see the entire article below.
“If his statement is based on intelligence he has seen since leaving office, it constitutes an intelligence breach.
If he has some other personal knowledge of or evidence of collusion, it should be disclosed to the special counsel, not The New York Times,” Burr said.
Burr added that Trump has the “full authority” to rescind security clearance if the statements were “purely political and based on conjecture.”
Trump revoked Brennan’s security clearance last week, saying that his “lying and recent conduct characterized by increasingly frenzied commentary is wholly inconsistent with access to the nation’s most closely held secrets and facilities, the very aim of our adversaries, which is to sow division and chaos.”
The widely criticized move was seen as a punitive measure against one of Trump’s most outspoken critics.
More than 60 former intelligence officials on Friday denounced Trump’s decision, stating that ex-intelligence officials should have the right to express their opinions on national security matters without punishment.
“All of us believe it is critical to protect classified information from unauthorized disclosure,” the group wrote in a letter obtained by CNN.
“But we believe equally strongly that former government officials have the right to express their unclassified views on what they see as critical national security issues without fear of being punished for doing so.”
Clapper this week also criticized the Trump administration for its decision, joining more than a dozen high-ranking intelligence officials who signed a letter censuring the president for the move.
The President has the authority to do as he did with Brennan – revoke his security clearance. Actually, the bigger question is how did a self proclaimed Muslim ever get a security clearance?
A Muslim cannot take to oath to protect and defend the U. S. Constitution because they have an oath to follow the Quran, Sharia Law and the Jihad against all non-believers which includes all Americans.
As to a former employees right to secret information inside his former employer – not an acceptable risk!
AND, Trump needs to revoke many other FBI and DOJ employees Security Clearances -m Strzok, Page, McCabe, Comey, Loretta Lynch, Hillary Clinton to name just a few. The entire FBI, DOJ and Department of State needs to be sent a message about their actions – NOT ACCEPTABLE!
As the these folks right to criticize Trump that is true. However, Trump has many rights and the KMSM is refusing to recognize the facts. Trump is the president and Commander in Chief and manages the Executive Branch of the Government as he wants within the limits of his Constitutional authority.
Trump is returning America to the Rule of Law. If these folks in the MSM have a case then cite the statue of Constitution not their hurt feelings.
The Rule of Law is clear and Trump is correct.
Well said sir. Thanks