Trump Revokes Security Clearance Of Former CIA Director John Brennan

Zero Hedge | 8/15/2018 | Staff
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Three weeks after we reported that Trump may revoke the security clearance for several former Obama officials over politicized statements, including John Brennan, James Clapper, Susan Rice, Peter Strzok, Lisa Page, Michael Hayden and Bruce Ohr - White House White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders announced moments ago that Trump has decided to revoke former CIA Director Brennan's Security Clearance.

Of note, fired FBI Director James Comey and his deputy Andrew McCabe no longer have clearance.

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In justifying the revocation, the White House asserted that Brennan - who has been highly critical of President Trump, including on Twitter and as an NBC News and MSNBC analyst - "has history that calls into question his objectivity and credibility."

Commenting on the revocation, Sanders said that "such access is particularly inappropriate when former officials have transitioned into highly partisan positions and seek to use real or perceived access to sensitive information to validate political attacks."

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“Historically, former heads of intelligence and law enforcement agencies have been allowed to retain access to classified information after their government service so that they can consult with their successors regarding matters about which they...
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