Target USA

Target USA — Episode 132: Former CIA director’s security clearance revocation ignites intel community firestorm

When President Donald Trump announced that former CIA Director John Brennan’s security clearance was revoked for being too critical of the president, former intelligence community members erupted, fervently defending Brennan. While making it clear that some of them disagreed with Brennan’s comments and tone, they were clear. They were firmly behind his right to speak. David Priess, retired CIA officer and former presidential briefer, discussed the impact of the revocation with Target USA.

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