The former Director of National Intelligence James Clapper said he believes that it would have been inappropriate to speak for him, then-candidate Donald Trump about Russian interference in the election of 2016.
“It was not my place to do that,” Clapper said in a Friday interview with “The Chris Stigall Show.” “I was reporting to the then-government, Executive branch policy. But to get the phone and call a political candidate would not have been appropriate.”
Trump has criticized the FBI and justice Department under the Obama administration for embedding a spy in his campaign during the election in 2016, as the probe into the Russian interference.
The confidential informant, as Stefan Halper, met with three trump-campaign consultant.
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