Brennan To Trump On Mail Bombs: ‘Stop Blaming Others. Look In The Mirror’

on May 23, 2017 in Washington, DC.
WASHINGTON, DC - MAY 23: Former Director of the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) John Brennan testifies before the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence on Capitol Hill, May 23, 2017 in Washington, ... WASHINGTON, DC - MAY 23: Former Director of the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) John Brennan testifies before the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence on Capitol Hill, May 23, 2017 in Washington, DC. Brennan is discussing the extent of Russia's meddling in the 2016 U.S. presidential election and possible ties to the campaign of President Donald Trump. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images) MORE LESS
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Former CIA Director John Brennan, one of many critics of President Donald Trump to whom mailed pipe bombs were addressed in recent days, told Trump on Thursday to “stop blaming others” and that “your critics will not be intimidated into silence.”

He was responding to a tweet from Trump in which the President blamed “purposely false and inaccurate reporting of the Mainstream Media” for the “Anger” in society.

During a live interview Wednesday, Brennan reacted to Trump’s assertion that Americans “have to come together” to send a message denouncing political violence.

“I think it’s very important for an individual who is in the Oval Office today to say exactly that,” Brennan responded. “That we need to come together as a country. We need to unite. We may have differences, but this should be no reason whatsoever to resort to these types of acts of intimidation and potentially violence.”

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