Justin Green Jan 12, 2017
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Trump responds to call from intel chief on 'corrosive' leaks

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James Clapper, the director of national intelligence, called President-elect Trump last night to express his "profound dismay" at this week's leaks, but also to deny they were responsible. Trump tweeted about it this morning.

James Clapper called me yesterday to denounce the false and fictitious report that was illegally circulated. Made up, phony facts.Too bad!— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) January 12, 2017

Clapper's statement below: