Aug 23, 2017 - Politics & Policy

Clapper: Trump's speech was "scary and disturbing"

Former director of national intelligence James Clapper told CNN that he questioned Trump's fitness for office after the President's speech last night in Arizona (highlights here).

Clapper called the speech "downright scary and disturbing," adding, "but again, I think the real Trump came through."

"Having some understanding of the levers of power that are available to a president if he chooses to exercise them, I found this downright scary and disturbing."

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