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President Trump the security check for the former Director of the CIA, John Brennan, the White house announced on Wednesday it has cancelled the first decision of a review of access to several top Obama-era intelligence and law enforcement agencies.
White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders read a statement on behalf of the President during the start of the press conference, said Brennan “has a history that calls his credibility into question.”
The statement also claimed that Brennan was “using” the distance “wild outbursts” and claims against the Trump administration in the media.
“The President has a constitutional responsibility for the protection of classified information and who has access to it, and that’s what he does, is told the fulfillment of the responsibility in this action,” Sanders on Wednesday.
In response, Brennan tweeted hours later: “This action is part of a broader effort by Mr. trump to punish the freedom of speech to the press & critics. Seriously, all Americans, including intelligence professioanls should talk about the cost. My principles are worth far more than the free gifts. I’m not going to give in.”
This action is part of a broader effort by Mr. trump to punish the freedom of speech to the press & critics. It should seriously speak to all Americans, including intelligence professionals worried about the cost. My principles are worth far more than the free gifts. I’m not going to let loose. https://t.co/TNzOxhP9ux
— John O. Brennan (@John Brennan) August 15, 2018
Last month, the White house said they were gifts looking for the free for other former officials and Trump’s critics, including former FBI Director, James Comey; former Deputy FBI Director, Andrew McCabe; former Director of national intelligence, James Clapper, the former national security adviser Susan Rice and former CIA Director Michael Hayden (who worked who, even under President George W. Bush).
The former Director of the CIA, John Brennan had to withdraw his security review, President Trump.
Added on Wednesday, Sanders of the list to the Ministry of justice official Bruce Ohr, a former FBI agent Peter Strzok-(who was fired from the office last week) and the former FBI general counsel Lisa page.
“This is specifically for Mr. Brennan, and the others are currently under review,” said Sanders.
The White house last month, former officials are accused of, that they are “politicized” or “monetized”, the public service, and said their spacing was “inappropriate legitimacy of accusations with zero evidence.”
The White house is also considering the withdrawal of the safety review of the former Director of National Intelligence, James Clapper.
Brennan, NBC News and MSNBC joined in February, as an author and a senior national security and intelligence analyst.
But Democrats blasted the administration for the clearance issue, said Trump politicized process and was gone. Wednesday’s announcement fueled accusations.
“Adding John Brennan for his enemies list, Trump once again shows how deeply insecure and vindictive he is — two character weaknesses dangerous President,” Rep. Adam Schiff, D-Calif., top House Intelligence Committee, a Democrat, tweeted. “An enemies list, is ugly, undemocratic and UN-American. I also believe that this action to silence a critic unlawful.”
When you add John Brennan for his enemies list, Trump once again shows how deeply insecure and vindictive he is — two character weaknesses dangerous President.
An enemies list is ugly, undemocratic and UN-American. I also believe that this action to silence a critic unlawful. https://t.co/bfOhThIWfq
— Adam Schiff (@RepAdamSchiff) August 15, 2018
And House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., called the move “a stunning abuse of power.”
By picking up the safety verification of an honorable patriot, a stunning abuse of power & is a pathetic attempt to silence critics. This is still a draw a further disturbing trial of @realdonaldtrump & draw the attention of his Admin #cultureof corruption, cronyism & incompetence.
— Nancy Pelosi (@Nancy Pelosi) August 15, 2018
Sen. Mark Warner, D-VA, of the top Democrats in the Senate Intelligence Committee, called it an effort to “scare away critics.”
“This is clearly another attempt to silence critics and not let go of the Müller-examination and for the issue of the Senate Intelligence Committee investigation.”
The former CIA deputy chief of staff for Brennan, Nick Shapiro, said on Fox News last month that Brennan “has never a penny from his clearance.”
He added: “This is a political attack on the career national security officials who honorably served their country for decades, [Republicans] & [Democrats], in an effort to distract from [Special Counsel Robert] Mueller’s investigation.”
TRUMP’S FULL STATEMENT ON THE WITHDRAWAL OF JOHN BRENNAN’S SECURITY CLEARANCE
In its July-26-dated statement, Trump said: “Mr. Brennan’ s lie, and the last behavior, characterized by increasingly insane comment, is quite incompatible with access to the Nation’s most closely guarded secrets, and facilitates the ultimate goal of our opponents, which is to sow division and chaos.”
But in spite of the current review, several former officials suggested that it would have no impact on you.
The former FBI Director, James Comey, also at the White house in the list of former officials that you consider revocation of security clearances, although a friend of Comey is proposed that the former Director is no longer a distance, to withdraw.
According to the White house the first announcement, Hayden tweeted that he is not the “go back for classified briefings. Have no effect on what I say or write.”
A friend of Comey, Benjamin Wittes, tweeted last month that the former FBI Director will call on a security check.
And Strzok, at the time of his removal from office in the last month, his security clearance was lost.
McCabe’s spokeswoman, Melissa Schwartz, said his security check was disabled when he was fired.
While Brennan is one of the highest profile on the list in terms of media appearances, clapper and Hayden are also the contributor for CNN. Rice is often completed to be a guest on news broadcasts, and Comey recently, the media for the dissemination of his treatise, “A Higher loyalty” in may.
Fox News ” Elizabeth Zwirz contributed to this report.
Brooke Singman is a political Reporter for Fox News. You can follow her on Twitter at @Brooke FoxNews.