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Ex-C.I.A. Director John Brennan Strikes Back After Trump Revokes His Security Clearance

1 month ago   |   By NY Times

The White House cited “erratic” behavior by Mr. Brennan, who has frequently been a fierce critic of the president.
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Brennan: Trump worked with Russians and now he's desperate

1 month ago   |   By Boston Herald

WASHINGTON - Former CIA Director John Brennan said Thursday that President Donald Trump yanked his security clearance because his campaign colluded with the Russians to sway the 2016 election and is now desperate to end the special counsel's investigation. In an opinion piece in The New York Times, Brennan cites press reports and Trump's own goading of Russia during the campaign to find Democrat Hillary Clinton's missing emails.
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Former CIA head John Brennan claims Trump colluded with Russia in biting response to security clearance being pulled

1 month ago   |   By NY Daily News

President Trump is getting desperate, according to former Central Intelligence Agency chief John Brennan. The retired spook slammed the commander-in-chief on Thursday after Trump unilaterally revoked his security clearance, accusing Trump's campaign of being in on the Russian effort to influence...
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WATCH: John Brennan fires back at Trump administration

1 month ago   |   By ABC News

The former CIA director is calling President Trump's decision to revoke his security clearance an abuse of power aimed at punishing critics. ABC News' Arlette Saenz reports.
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Brennan slams Trump over revoked security clearance, says president is trying to silence critics

Brennan slams Trump over revoked security clearance, says president is trying to silence critics

1 month ago   |   By Think Progress

The Trump administration on Wednesday revoked former CIA Director John Brennan's security clearance - a move Brennan said Thursday was meant to silence him from speaking out against the president, who he claimed in an op-ed likely colluded with Russia to win the 2016 election.
“While I had deep insight into Russian activities during the 2016 election, I now am aware - thanks to the reporting of an open and free press - of many more of the highly suspicious dalliances of some American citizens with people affiliated with the Russian intelligence services,” Brennan wrote in a New York Times...
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Trump ties revoking Brennan's clearance to the Russia probe

1 month ago   |   By Politico

President Donald Trump said Wednesday that he revoked the security clearance of former CIA Director John Brennan in part because of his role in the investigation into allegations of collusion between the Russian government and the 2016 Trump campaign. In an interview with the Wall Street Journal, Trump placed blame on Brennan for the ongoing Russia investigation, now overseen by special counsel Robert Mueller, even though Brennan has been outside the government for 19 months. “I call it the rigged witch hunt, is a sham,” Trump told the Journal. “And these people led it!” “So I think it's...
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Brennan blasts Trump's no collusion claims as ‘hogwash'

Brennan blasts Trump's no collusion claims as ‘hogwash'

1 month ago   |   By New York Post

Former CIA Director John Brennan slapped back at President Trump for yanking his security clearance by denouncing his no collusion claims as “hogwash” and calling Trump's maneuver a “desperate” attempt to silence his critics. “Mr. Trump clearly has become more desperate to protect himself and those close to him, which is why he made the...
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Brennan Says Trump Claims of No Collusion Are ‘Hogwash'

1 month ago   |   By Politicus USA

Former CIA Director John Brennan hit back at President Donald Trump in a scathing New York Times opinion piece after the president revoked his security clearance on Wednesday. “In an op-ed, former CIA Director Brennan says President Trump revoked his security clearance to “scare into silence” critics” In an op-ed, former CIA Director Brennan says...
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Brennan: Revoked security clearance is 'politically motivated '

1 month ago   |   By Politico

President Donald Trump's decision to revoke former CIA director John Brennan's security clearance is a “politically motivated” attempt to silence those who disagree with the president, Brennan said in a New York Times op-ed on Thursday. “Mr. Trump clearly has become more desperate to protect himself and those close to him,” Brennan said. “which is why he made the politically motivated decision to revoke my security clearance in an attempt to scare into silence others who might dare to challenge him.” Brennan's op-ed published Thursday, one day after the White House announced the president...
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John Brennan Has a Word for Trump

John Brennan Has a Word for Trump

1 month ago   |   By Newser

Former CIA chief John Brennan is lashing back at President Trump after being stripped of his security clearance. Trump's denials of any collusion with the Russians during the 2016 election are "hogwash," Brennan writes in the New York Times. He uses the same word to describe Russia's denials of meddling...
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