Trump Pats Himself On The Back For Yanking Brennan’s Security Clearance

US President Donald Trump talks to the press before boarding Air Force One at Andrews Air Force Base, Maryland, on May 31, 2018, as he travels to Texas for Republican fundraisers. (Photo by JIM WATSON / AFP) (... US President Donald Trump talks to the press before boarding Air Force One at Andrews Air Force Base, Maryland, on May 31, 2018, as he travels to Texas for Republican fundraisers. (Photo by JIM WATSON / AFP) (Photo credit should read JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images) MORE LESS
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August 17, 2018 11:12 am
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While speaking to assembled reporters before getting on Air Force One on Friday, President Donald Trump gave himself generous praise for revoking former CIA Director John Brennan’s security clearance.

“I know I’ve gotten tremendous response from having done that, because security clearances are very important to me,” he said. “Very, very important. I’ve had a tremendous response for having done that.” He reiterated that his action was directly tied to the Russia investigation, or “rigged witch hunt,” as Trump calls it.

Many former security leaders have spoken out to criticize the President’s unprecedented move.

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