What Are The Implications Of Trump Removal Of John Brennan's Security Clearance?

Published: Friday, August 24, 2018 - 11:41am
Updated: Friday, August 24, 2018 - 3:43pm
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President Donald Trump’s disputes with the U.S. intelligence community have been well-documented and began early on in his administration.

With Robert Mueller’s investigation into Russian ties to the Trump campaign continuing — including the recent convictions of former Campaign Manager Paul Manafort — the tension is rising.

A clear example of that was the President’s move to revoke the security clearance of former CIA Director John Brennan, which led to a series of letters signed by a bipartisan group of former intelligence, defense and state department officials.

Paul Kinsinger, emeritus faculty at the Thunderbird school and former member of the U.S. intelligence community, came on The Show to talk about the broader situation.

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