Aug 11, 2017

James Clapper: Trump receives intel on a "selective basis"

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Former director of National Intelligence James Clapper told CNN that President Trump will receive intelligence on countries that he doesn't like, but doesn't accept the information when it comes to Russia:

"I think he likes intelligence on a selective basis. He seems to accept the intelligence on Korea, or on Syria, on China, on other areas, on terrorism, but when it comes to Russia, not so much."

Clapper went on to criticize the way Trump spoke about the intelligence community, suggesting that the President should be content with the team he appointed since inauguration.

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