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Road l rips Brennan for ‘spew innuendo’ about Trump Russia.
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The former Director of the CIA, John Brennan an eyebrow this week when he went on national TV, and beat the Russians “have picked up something” on President Trump.
Brennan, who led the CIA during the Obama administration, and later The New York Times admitted that he had in fact no knowledge to back up the claim.
To the critics, this was another example of the increasingly hostile and partisan behaviour towards trump from the Ex-the chief of an Agency that sees its partiality.
“For John Brennan, who said recently the former Director of the CIA, to come forward and on national TV — that a sitting President is the subject of the extortion of a foreign adversary is outrageous,” Buck Sexton, a former CIA officer, in an interview.
“In the past, there was a day when the intelligence officials, whether in office or out of the office, would not said, spewing innuendo like that, especially such serious charges,” Wall Street Journal, writer Kim road l on Fox News’ “the Ingraham angle.”
Brennan, who has now shunned as an analyst for NBC News and MSNBC, the expression of his extreme dislike of Trump. But critics argue that he goes further than others that have led the spy Agency.
Our former secret service leaders have a responsibility for maintaining the non-partisan, mission first reputation of the intelligence community.
– Buck Sexton, former CIA official
“If the full extent of their venality, moral turpitude, and the political corruption is known to take your rightful place as a skilled demagogue in the dustbin of history,” said Brennan recently tweeted.
If the full extent of their venality, moral turpitude, and the political corruption is known to take your rightful place as a skilled demagogue in the dustbin of history. You can scapegoat Andy McCabe, but you will not destroy America…America triumph over you. https://t.co/uKppoDbduj
— John O. Brennan (@John Brennan) March 17, 2018
Mollie Hemingway, an editor at The Federalist, said Brennan’s comments destroy the media narrative that the chiefs of intelligence “a bunch of non-political boy scouts.”
“As Brennan’s increasingly unhinged tweets show, a year later, the narrative (and push, by a compatible media) looks obviously absurd,” she tweeted.
A year ago, the media narrative was that the intel-heads of a bunch of apolitical, the boyscouts, the take were correct to pee-pee kompromat claims seriously. As Brennan’s increasingly unhinged tweets show, a year later, the narrative (and push, by looks compatible media) is patently absurd. https://t.co/XIbQhbB0wy
— Mollie (@MZHemingway) March 18, 2018
Sexton, host of a syndicated radio program “Buck Sexton with America Now,” suggested Brennan’s comments that hurt the reputation of the Agency.
“Our former secret service leaders have a responsibility for maintaining the non-partisan, mission-first reputation of the intelligence community,” he said.
Other experts say that Brennan’s intense partisanship is unusual for someone in his position, even though other former top government officials have been outspoken about their faith after leaving office.
I think he is afraid of the Russian President. You have something on him personally… the fact that he has had this cringing attitude to Mr Putin… I keep thinking to tell me that he has something to worry about.
– Ex-CIA Director John Brennan in a MSNBC interview
“isan criticism is not unusual, but it is usually diplomatic,” said Cal Jillson, political science professor at Southern Methodist University in Dallas, Texas. “Think of James Baker or Leon Panetta, people who speak quietly, because they are used to be listened to.”
Jillson said that current and former intelligence officials, who should have been privy to the secret information your comments “give yourself to a higher code of conduct because of more weight.”
“With politicians, we take what you say as raw speculation,” Jillson said. “But for someone like John Brennan, who knows the deepest secrets, the made for decades, the public takes it as a nod, the knowledge of the nation’s secrets, he has a responsibility not to betray you.”
Brennan stands in front of the criticism of the left.
The liberal New York Times opinion page recently cited Brennan’s tweet, accused the trump card of “bribery, moral turpitude, and the political corruption” and argues that these accusations hurt his credibility.
“Statements like these can be important to make, and enjoyable, but you really shouldn’t be said to come to those whose integrity depends on them, remained outside of the political struggle, even in these insane times,” the paper.
Elizabeth Llorente is a Senior Reporter for FoxNews.com and can be reached at Elizabeth.Llorente@Foxnews.com. You can follow her on Twitter @Liz_Llorente.