US President, Donald Trump, has shared his views on the decision to revoke the security clearance of former CIA Director, John Brennan.
Below are some of Donald Trump’s quotes on the matter.
“I call it the rigged witch hunt, [it] is a sham and these people led it! So I think it’s something that had to be done.” – Donald Trump, Yahoo News, 16 August 2018
“Mr. Brennan’s lying and recent conduct characterized by increasingly frenzied commentary is wholly inconsistent with access to the nations’ most closely held secrets.” – Donald Trump, Daily Sabah, 16 August 2018
“In fact, when I decided to just do it, I said to myself, I said ‘you know, this Russia thing with Trump and Russia is a made-up story — it’s an excuse by the Democrats for having lost an election that they should’ve won.’ – Donald Trump, Business Insider, 16 August 2018
“Mr. Brennan has recently leveraged his status as a former high-ranking official with access to highly sensitive information to make a series of unfounded and outrageous allegations — wild outbursts on the internet and television — about this administration.” – Donald Trump, Vox, 15 August 2018