May 12, 2017 - Politics & Policy

Clapper defends Comey "consummate public servant"

Former Director of National Intelligence James Clapper appeared on NBC News' Andrea Mitchell Reports this afternoon, stating that "the morale in the FBI was very high" and that he views fired former FBI Director James Comey as "the consummate public servant."

He also broke down the hierarchy of his position as DNI, pushing back on Trump's tweet this morning and discussing in-depth how he purposely would not be aware of the FBI's Russia investigation or any of its findings:

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