Trump fires back at Navy admiral asking for revoked security clearance
18 August, 2018, 00:45 | Author: Dwayne Harmon
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Former Army Ranger, Benghazi hero and survivor Kris "Tonto" Paranto took to Twitter this week to slam former Central Intelligence Agency director John Brennan after President Trump pulled his security clearance.
William McRaven, a retired four-star admiral who oversaw the 2011 Navy SEAL raid, directly addressed Trump in a Washington Post op-ed published online Thursday. "Many people don't even know who he is". "I can just tell you we're looking into that specific matter". Very, very important. And I've had a tremendous response for having done that. "Today, in fulfilling that responsibility, I have chose to revoke the security clearance of John Brennan, former director of the Central Intelligence Agency", Trump said in a statement dictated in the White House briefing room by his press secretary Sarah Sanders.
He also said that Special Counsel Robert Mueller was conflicted but said he was willing to allow the investigation to continue.
The only question remaining is whether the collusion amounts to a "constituted criminally liable conspiracy", Brennan wrote.
Brennan has repeatedly clashed with Trump on Twitter and on television, calling Trump's failure to denounce Russian interference in USA elections at a recent summit with Vladimir Putin "nothing short of treasonous".
A group of top former officials who served under both Republican and Democratic administrations called the revocation of Brennan's security clearance "unprecedented".
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"I call it the rigged witch hunt, [it] is a sham", Trump was quoted as saying in the interview.
"Through your actions, you have embarrassed us in the eyes of our children, humiliated us on the world stage and, worst of all, divided us as a nation", McRaven wrote.
The DOJ official's security access is up for review along with several other Obama-era officials accused of anti-Trump bias in the workplace.
Sen. Richard Burr said Thursday that Brennan is purporting to know - as fact - that the Trump campaign colluded with a foreign power. "The Hillary Clinton whole investigation was a total sham". "I think that they're very duplicitous".
The White House announced Thursday that it was revoking the former Central Intelligence Agency director's clearance because of what press secretary Sarah Sanders called "unfounded and outrageous allegations".
But a few days after Comey was dismissed, Trump told NBC's Lester Holt in an interview that he was really thinking of "this Russian Federation thing" when he fired Comey.
Early this month, he admitted in a tweet that the Trump Tower meeting, which was arranged by his son, Donald Trump Jr., "was a meeting to get information on an opponent".
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Brennan said Thursday there is no question that President Trump colluded with Russian Federation and accused a "desperate" Mr. Usually when security clearances are revoked it is by the agencies that issued them, not by the president personally, he said.
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