Trump Revokes Ex-CIA Chief Brennan’s Security Clearance
White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders opened today’s press briefing by announcing that the security clearance of former CIA Director John Brennan is being revoked.
She read a statement as she rattled off a list of reasons why President Donald Trump made that decision, citing “risks” from “his erratic conduct and behavior” and “outrageous allegations” he has made “on the internet and television recently.
Sanders had said a few weeks ago the administration was considering this move, and confirmed they’re still looking into taking similar action against: James Clapper, James Comey, Michael Hayden, Sally Yates, Susan Rice, Andrew McCabe, Lisa Page, Peter Strzok, and Bruce OHr.
Brennan has been rather vocally critical of Trump and was particularly disgusted yesterday with the President’s attacks on Omarosa:
It’s astounding how often you fail to live up to minimum standards of decency, civility, & probity. Seems like you will never understand what it means to be president, nor what it takes to be a good, decent, & honest person. So disheartening, so dangerous for our Nation. https://t.co/eI9HaCec1m
— John O. Brennan (@JohnBrennan) August 14, 2018
Watch above, via Fox News.
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