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Clapper Turns On Brennan: “John And His Rhetoric Have Become An Issue”

Clapper Turns On Brennan: “John And His Rhetoric Have Become An Issue”

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Former Director of National Intelligence James Clapper threw former CIA Director John Brennan under the bus on Sunday, telling CNN‘s “State of the Union” that “John and his rhetoric have become an issue in and of itself,” adding “John is subtle like a freight train and he’s gonna say what’s on his mind.”

Somebody wants to keep their security clearance…

Brennan’s latest “rhetoric,” of course, is his Sunday morning threat to sue the Trump administration following the stripping of his security clearance.

That said, Clapper empathized with Brennan over shared concerns regarding what they say is a threat to the United States from the Trump administration.

“I think that the common denominator among all of us [in the intelligence community] that have been speaking up … is genuine concern about the jeopardy and threats to our institutions,” said Clapper.

Brennan’s increasingly inflammatory commentary of late has also drawn the attention of Congressional GOP. On Thursday, Senate Intelligence Committee Chairman Richard Burr (R-NC) slammed Brennan for “purport[ing] to know, as fact, that the Trump campaign colluded with a foreign power.”

If his statement is based on intelligence he has seen since leaving office, it constitutes an intelligence breach. If he has some other personal knowledge of or evidence of collusion, it should be disclosed to the special counsel, not The New York Times,” said Burr, who added that Trump had the “full authority” to rescind Brennan’s clearance if the former CIA Director’s statements were “purely politicial and based on conjecture.”

President Trump promptly tweeted Burr’s statement:

On Friday’s broadcast of MSNBC‘s “Rachel Maddow Show,” Brennan defiantly stood behind his statement that Trump committed treason during the Helsinki summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin, which he called “nothing short of treasonous,” before walking it back moments later.

“After Helsinki, you were stark, and even a little bit scary in your criticism of his behavior. You said it rose to treason,” said Maddow.

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“I said it was nothing short of treasonous,” replied Brennan.

Maddow pushed back: “In this current controversy, that specific comment has been singled out by a number of people as a comment that maybe, by you, crossed the line, that was maybe –.”

“Crossed what line?” Brennan responded.

Maddow said that she wasn’t going to question Brennan’s right to his remarks, though then asked “But do you stand by that consideration, and can you explain, can you elaborate what you mean by treasonous? It’s a very serious allegation.”

Brennan answered: “I know what the Russians did in interfering in the election. I have 100% confidence in what they did. And for Mr. Trump to stand on that stage in Helsinki, with all the world’s eyes upon him, and to basically [say] he wouldn’t — he doesn’t understand why would the Russians interfere in the election. He’s given Mr. Putin and the Russians a pass time after time after time, and he keeps referring to this whole investigation as a witch hunt, as bogus, as — and to me, this was an attack against the foundational principle of our great republic, which is, the right of all Americans to choose their elected leaders. And for Mr. Trump to so cavalierly just dismiss that, yes, sometimes my Irish comes out, and — in my tweets, and I did say that it rises to and exceeds the level of high crimes and misdemeanors and is nothing short of treasonous. … I didn’t mean that he committed treason, but it was a term that I used, nothing short of treasonous.

Is Brennan starting to come apart at the seams.

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Hamletquest

Brennan a Neo-con freight train crash waiting to happen…

Looks like his CIA gravy train just hit the buffers too!

AM Hants
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AM Hants

So love it when they turn.

Has anybody read the La Rouche article:

Fish Stink From The Head Down
https://larouchepac.com/20180810/fish-stinks-head-down-update-mueller-inquisition

So much information in the article, with a nice history of events. Thank you Oswald for the link.

Tibetan Cowboy
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Brennan is a war criminal par excellence, and liar to congress among others. He’s guilty of Crimes Against Humanity and the premier USA traitor along with Hillary, both eminently indictable were it not for deep state cover (MSM, congress). Here is who Brennan really is, published Thursday, required reading on this issue:

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/50057.htm.

And here – published Friday, regarding Brennan’s treasonous acts against We The People and the constitution:

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/50044.htm.

ScienceABC123
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ScienceABC123

Progressives/leftists have a limit beyond which they will throw their own under a bus, just like what James Clapper did to John Brennan on CNN‘s “State of the Union.” The problem is the ‘limit’ is not perceptible by any rational, reasonable, or logical means. It appears to be something based on their ‘feelings’ at the moment, but once that moment occurs there is no going back.

franz kafka
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franz kafka

So, the Sophist rats are turning on each other – parsing ‘what the meaning of ‘is’ ‘is’. Please, Trump, get rid of the rest of them now. They will dissipate just like this:
I’m Melting! – The Wizard of Oz (7/8) Movie CLIP (1939) HD – YouTube

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john vieira

“…and to me this was an attack against the fundamental principle….which is, the right of all Americans to choose their elected leaders.” In the context of his preceding diatribe the man comes across as some sort of retarded imbecile…and by the way Americans DID choose their ‘elected’ leader.

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Flying Gabriel

Old Charlie stole the handle and the train it won’t stop going no way to slow down.

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disappointed

What you (Brennan) “know” and what your have “confidence” in is only meaningful if you can provide incontrovertible examples (proof).

You have neglected to provide “proof”.

You are expecting to rest on a reputation, as in your word, and quite frankly yours ain’t so hot.

You have lied to congress and the American people. You burned your bridges.

There is no reason what so ever to trust anything you say, especially without independently verifiable proof. You neither have it nor does it exist.

What a tosser!

Bear Gibbons
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Bear Gibbons

“Is Brennan coming apart at the seams?”… The entire deep state is coming apart at the seams…
About damned time, too.

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