Fox News’ Napolitano Suggests John Brennan ‘Perjured Himself in Order to Make Himself Look Good’


Fox News senior judicial analyst Judge Andrew Napolitano suggested former CIA Director John Brennan intentionally set up his own perjury trap to “to make himself look good.”

Napolitano made the comments during a Fox Business segment this morning discussing an email former FBI Director James Comey sent saying Brennan insisted including material from the Steele dossier be in the intelligence assessment of Russian interference in the 2016 election.

“I haven’t seen the email obviously. But if the e-mail is correct, it directly contradicts what Brennan said under oath,” Napolitano said of Brennan’s comments before Congress in 2017 when he said the Steele dossier “wasn’t part of the corpus of intelligence information that we had. It was not in any way used as a basis for the intelligence community’s assessment that was done.”

“Which is another thing for the folks in Connecticut to examine, whether or not the former director of the CIA perjured himself in order to make himself look good,” Napolitano added.

Earlier in the segment, the analyst prefaced that Comey’s email has a conflict of interest considering he was “communicating to his staff” and what Brennan said was under oath.

Napolitano then suggested what actions U.S. Attorney John Durham, who was assigned by Attorney General William Barr to investigate potential misconduct committed by intel agencies during the 2016 election, might take next to find the truth:

“Is he just going to write a report of who he thinks did behave improperly and violated the law, or is he going to use subpoena power and search warrants and grand juries and actually indict people? If he’s going to do the former, we’re just going to go back to square one, and we will have all these bad stuff about people but nobody will be prosecuted. If he’s going to do the latter, that’s what prosecutors do.”

Watch above, via Fox Business.

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