President Trump has taken to Twitter to criticize former CIA director John Brennan. Fox News reports:
A growing number of top intelligence community veterans from the Obama era are calling out ex-CIA director John Brennan for his attacks on President Trump, even as some take issue with the president’s decision to revoke Brennan’s security clearance.
Meanwhile, Trump on Monday derided Brennan as a “political hack” and dared him to follow through on his threat to file a lawsuit in response.
Brennan has been relentless in publicly attacking Trump. He famously accused the president of “treasonous” behavior and suggested, without evidence, on cable television that the Russians could have compromising information on him.
Some former intelligence veterans – including those who worked with Brennan – are expressing discomfort with Brennan’s comments, saying they are improperly political and speculative.
Many have come to side against Brennan, including some on the left, over what they see as personal enrichment from his security clearance and a discrediting of the work done by the intelligence agencies.