In an interview Wednesday, Mr. Trump cited Mr. Brennan as among those he held responsible for the investigation… “I call it the rigged witch hunt, [it] is a sham,” Mr. Trump said in an interview. “And these people led it!” He added: “So I think it’s something that had to be done.”Sarah Sanders today said that Trump is also considering similar action against James Clapper, James Comey, Michael Hayden, Sally Yates, Susan Rice, Andrew McCabe, Lisa Page, Peter Strzok, and Bruce Ohr. [image via screengrab]
“Once again this president is sending a message that he will punish people who disagree with him and reward those who praise him. In a democracy, security clearances should not be used as pawns in a petty political game to distract voters from even bigger problems. This president befriends and praises despots and dictators like Putin and Kim Jong-un. Those friends provide stark contrast to the patriotic Americans and Continue reading "Comey Rips Trump Over Security Clearance Threat: ‘Politicians Enabling’ Him Should Be Held Accountable"
Trump told the WSJ he almost did it last week, but things were too “hectic” so he waited.
This action is part of a broader effort by Mr. Trump to suppress freedom of speech & punish critics. It should gravely worry all Americans, including intelligence professionals, about the cost of speaking out. My principles are worth far more than clearances. I will not relent. https://t.co/TNzOxhP9ux— John O. Brennan (@JohnBrennan) August 15, 2018
Trump tells WSJ he would have announced the Brennan thing last week but it was “too hectic.” He was on vacation at his New Continue reading "Trump on Targeting Security Clearances: I’d Put a Republican on List if They Were ‘Incompetent or Crazy’"
After Dorsey expressed his regret for not taking faster action on cracking down on Sandy Hook falsehoods, Lester Holt asked him, “Do you make exceptions for high-profile individuals in terms of your rules of service?” “No,” Dorsey said. “We hold every account to the same standard, to the same rules.” Holt Continue reading "Lester Holt to Jack Dorsey: Would Trump’s Tweet Attacking Omarosa as a ‘Dog’ Violate Terms of Service?"
When you give a crazed, crying lowlife a break, and give her a job at the White House, I guess it just didn’t work out. Good work by General Kelly for quickly firing that dog!— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) August 14, 2018
Correction from today’s briefing: Jobs numbers for Pres Trump and Pres Obama were correct, but the time frame for Pres Obama wasn’t. I’m sorry for the mistake, but no apologies Continue reading "Juan Williams Calls Out Jesse Watters for Repeating False Sarah Sanders Claim on Jobs Numbers"
“I was called by a friend and associate when Sarah Huckabee Sanders was giving that statement. So I had no knowledge of it beforehand, no one contacted me. Nobody reached out to me over the past several weeks when this issue had first surfaced. So the first I heard about it was when I was able to turn on the television and listen to Miss Sanders, and I have not heard anything from any government official since then or before then.”Watch above, via MSNBC. Continue reading "John Brennan: I Found Out My Clearance Was Being Revoked From Sarah Sanders Briefing"