(Worthy News) - President Trump on Wednesday personally revoked the security clearance of former CIA Director John O. Brennan, a bitter and vocal Trump critic, citing his 'erratic conduct and behavior' as their clashes escalated over the special counsel’s Russia investigation.
It was the first move in a White House review of access of top Obama-era intelligence and law enforcement officials, and it is believed to be the first time a president has taken such a direct and public role in shutting off a security clearance.
In a statement, Mr. Trump declared that Mr. Brennan has “a history that calls into question his objectivity and credibility.” [ Source: Washington Times (Read More...) ]
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