In an op-ed in the New York Times today, former CIA Director John Brennan, who had his security clearance stripped by the Trump White House, again accused President Trump of colluding with Russia during the 2016 campaign.
— Jim Sciutto (@jimsciutto) August 16, 2018
In light of Brennan’s op-ed, Senate Intelligence Committee Chairman Richard Burr, R-NC, painted Brennan into a corner with this statement:
Senate Intel Chairman Richard Burr: "If, however, Director Brennan’s statement is purely political and based on conjecture, the president has full authority to revoke his security clearance as head of the Executive Branch" pic.twitter.com/YCngZbZpuF
— Joe Perticone (@JoePerticone) August 16, 2018
Richard Burr issues surprisingly aggressive statement in response to John Brennan's NYT op-ed claiming Trump colluded. pic.twitter.com/MrhVAQyNVq
— Chuck Ross (@ChuckRossDC) August 16, 2018
Well isn’t that interesting!
Pretty scathing statement against John Brennan here by Sen. Richard Burr, the chairman of the Senate Intelligence Committee. pic.twitter.com/CrAXy85tly
— Sean Davis (@seanmdav) August 16, 2018
Maybe Brennan can weigh in on the specifics there and help clear things up. #Crickets
Burr just went up a notch in my book. pic.twitter.com/ovUy9IiYFr
— Mom to 2Deploradogs (@ThelmaSunState) August 16, 2018
— Impenitent2A 🇺🇸 (@Impenitent2A) August 16, 2018