A retired Navy admiral spoke out against President Trump Thursday over Trump's move to strip former CIA Director John Brennan's security clearance.
He had high hopes for Trump as president, he writes, but he has been let down.
"There needs to be an official determination made about this, and that, I think, can only be done by the Mueller investigation", Clapper toldCNN on Thursday. Trump blames Brennan and others for planting the seeds of the special counsel's probe that has dogged his presidency for the last 15 months.
The White House announced Wednesday it will be cutting off Brennan's access to classified information.
The former Central Intelligence Agency director took aim at Trump for his public call as a candidate in July 2016 for Russian Federation to help find missing emails of his Democratic opponent, Hillary Clinton, who was being scrutinised for having used a private email server while secretary of state.
They include Comey; James Clapper, the former director of national intelligence; former CIA Director Michael Hayden; former national security adviser Susan Rice; and Andrew McCabe, who served as Trump's deputy Federal Bureau of Investigation director until he was sacked in March. Trump's statement, distributed to reporters, was dated July 26, 2018, suggesting it could have been held and then released when needed to change a damaging subject.
Brennan called Trump's behavior at a summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin "nothing short of treasonous". And California's Adam Schiff, the ranking Democrat on the House intelligence committee, tweeted, "An enemies list is ugly, undemocratic and un-American". Bob Corker, Republican from Tennessee, saying, "Unless there's something tangible that I'm unaware of, it just, as I've said before, feels like a banana republic kind of thing".
In citing the Russian Federation investigation as his motive for attacking Brennan, the move amounts to one of the rare instances since the firing of former FBI Director James Comey where Trump has shown a willingness to move beyond threats and actually use the powers of the presidency to punish people he believes had a role in the Russian Federation probe.
West Nile-positive mosquitos put Warren County at risk
Public Health Ontario (PHO) has found West Nile virus in 65 batches of mosquitoes collected across the province so far this year. So it is important to ensure that there are no areas or items that can collect or pool standing water in your garden or lawn.
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center is ranked # 2 in the nation among the top the hospitals specializing in cancer care. Harborview Medical Center was nationally ranked in urology (32) and high performing in pulmonary services and orthopedics.
All of the dates will remain the same, except for a rescheduled Toronto show, and Dani Leigh will continue on as supporting act. The singer/rapper offload on Twitter on Wednesday telling her fans that she has been "severely mistreated" on tour by Jeremih .
Ankara imposed stiffer levies on U.S. cars, alcohol, coal and other products - $533 million in new tariffs - in response to U.S. President Donald Trump's imposition of doubled tariffs on Turkish steel and aluminum exported to the United States.
According to a report in the South China Morning Post, the country was not printing foreign currency until 2013. The central bank did not, however, dismiss chances of the Chinese state-run company forging Indian currency.
The school also implemented in 2013 an accelerated 3-year M.D. program so students could start earning a salary one year earlier. The new policy was announced at a "white coat" ceremony welcoming new medical students.
ISRO is known for its space programme that focuses on projects which matter to the day-to-day lives of people. India-born Kalpana Chawla and Indian-origin Sunita Williams are among the known names to have gone to space.
The move isn't all that surprising considering the fact that the first season of Iron Fist was somewhat poorly received. There's a lot of history to mine in the Iron Fist mythos, and Season 2 appears to honor that aspect of the comic books.
The legendary performer, a mother of four, became an 18-time Grammy Award victor during a career spanning more than six decades. She was diagnosed with cancer eight years ago in 2010 and last year announced her retirement from music.
Fontana said the city's 911 center started receiving calls just after 8 a.m. about possible overdoses at the park. The incident comes in the wake of a new report that found a record 72,000 Americans died of overdoses in 2017.
Warmer weather here to stay until 2022
Due to climate change , the planet has already gained 1 ° C since the pre-industrial era, which averages + 0.01 ° C per year. As the scientists behind the latest forecast stressed, their research is purely statistical and based on probability.
Video Of This Zion Williamson Dunk Will Have Duke Fans Drooling
Williamson's teammates screamed and ran in excitement after he finished the jam. "Williamson, 18, stands 6'7" and weighs 285 lbs. Then, as he does, Williamson rocked everyone in the gym by actually taking off from the free-throw line and slamming it home.
Oscar Health raises $375 million from Alphabet
In addition to the investment, Salar Kamangar, former YouTube CEO and one of Google's first employees, will join Oscar's board. Alphabet was "thrilled" to invest further to help Oscar in its next phase of growth, a company spokeswoman said.
Ariana Grande Joins James Corden for Carpool Karaoke
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Boring Co to dig 'Dugout Loop' for Dodger Stadium
The company is now working on an Environmental Impact Report (EIR), as required by the City of Los Angeles. The Boring Company estimates its so-called Dugout Loop could carry around 250,000 passengers a year.
James Gunn Is Not Coming Back For Guardians 3
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