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Brennan calls Trump's claim of no collusion with Russians 'hogwash'

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WASHINGTON - Former CIA Director John Brennan fired back at President Donald Trump on Thursday for revoking his security clearance a day earlier, accusing the president of attempting to "scare into silence" his critics and calling Trump's claims of no collusion between his presidential campaign and Russia "hogwash."
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Admiral In Charge Of Bin Laden Raid Calls Trump A Failed Leader Who Has Humiliated America

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The American hero's blistering editorial is a must-read for any American who thinks what Trump did this week is normal and acceptable. It's not.
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Revoking Clearance, Trump Aims Presidential Power at Russia Inquiry

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The move to revoke John Brennan's security clearance may be the latest sign that the president is determined to punish anyone connected to the Russia investigation.
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Trump is considering revoking the security clearances of 9 other US intelligence veterans - some of whom are his most vocal critics

Trump is considering revoking the security clearances of 9 other US intelligence veterans - some of whom are his most vocal critics

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The Trump administration made the unprecedented move of revoking former CIA Director John Brennan's security clearance on Wednesday.
The White House has also threatened to revoke the clearances of nine other former intelligence officials - all of whom have publicly criticized President Donald Trump.
Here's a look at who they are and what they've said to criticize Trump.
President Donald Trump stunned the nation on Wednesday with the announcement that he revoked the security clearance of the former CIA Director John Brennan over his criticism of Trump and the administration. The White House...
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‘Revoke My Security Clearance as Well,' Navy Admiral Who Oversaw bin Laden Raid Tells Trump

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Retired Adm. William McRaven, the U.S. military leader credited with overseeing the 2011 raid that killed Osama bin Laden, wrote a scathing op-ed Thursday that chided President Trump for revoking the national security credentials of former CIA Director John Brennan.
McRaven called Brennan “one of the finest public servants I have ever known” and “a man of unparalleled integrity.”
“Few Americans have done more to protect this country than John,” McRaven wrote in the Washington Post op-ed. “Therefore, I would consider it an honor if you would revoke my security clearance as well, so I can...
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Mammoth bully: Trump's dangerous yanking of a security clearance from John Brennan

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Without consulting his own director of national intelligence, President Trump Wednesday took an unprecedented step. He yanked the security clearance of former CIA Director John Brennan, a man who dutifully served four Presidents, for one reason: He is a harsh Trump critic who dares question Trump's...
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William McRaven, commander of the Osama bin Laden raid, asks Trump to revoke his security clearance

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One day after the president revoked former CIA director John Brennan's clearance, McRaven said, “I would consider it an honor if you would revoke my security clearance as well.”
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'You have embarrassed us in the eyes of our children': Navy SEAL who oversaw the Osama bin Laden raid rebukes Trump in stunning opinion column

'You have embarrassed us in the eyes of our children': Navy SEAL who oversaw the Osama bin Laden raid rebukes Trump in stunning opinion column

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Retired US Navy admiral William McRaven, a former US Navy SEAL who oversaw the raid that took out al-Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden in 2011, delivered a stunning rebuke of President Donald Trump.
McRaven said he would "consider it an honor" if Trump revoked his security clearance, following his decision to revoke former CIA director John Brennan's security clearance.
The man who oversaw the raid that took out al-Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden delivered a stunning rebuke of President Donald Trump amid the White House's decision to revoke former CIA director John Brennan's security clearance.
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Media Freakout As Trump Yanks Brennan Clearance

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Howie takes a pause from his vacation to discuss former CIA Director John Brennan having his security clearance stripped and President Trump's continuing battle with the media.
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We can't stand for this dangerous politicization of national security

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By revoking former CIA director John Brennan's security clearance, President Trump has set a new precedent: One can lose a clearance for political reasons, in this case for involvement in what the President calls “the rigged witch hunt” over Russia's influence in the 2016 elections. Make no mistake:...
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Former CIA Director Michael Hayden Weighs In On Trump Revoking Security Clearances

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Former CIA and NSA director Gen. Michael Hayden talks with NPR's Mary Louise Kelly about President Trump's decision to revoke the security clearance for one of Hayden's successors, John Brennan.
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Ex-CIA boss says he will not be scared into silence by Trump

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Former CIA Director John Brennan said on Thursday he would not be silenced by Donald Trump, a day after the president revoked the Obama-era official's security clearance and said the move was directly tied to the Russia investigation.
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Former commander who oversaw Bin Laden raid asks Trump to revoke his security clearance

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The former commander of the U.S. Joint Special Operations Command, who also oversaw the raid that killed Osama bin Laden, has a request for President Donald Trump: revoke his security clearance. Retired Navy Adm. William McRaven on Thursday said in an op-ed that he would “consider it an honor” to have his clearance revoked so that he could add his “name to the list of men and women who have spoken up against your presidency.” The op-ed, which was published in The Washington Post, comes a day after the White House announced that it was removing former CIA Director John Brennan's clearance...
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Access denied: Behind Trump's review of security clearances

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Commander Of Bin Laden Raid: Revoke My Security Clearance Too, Trump

Commander Of Bin Laden Raid: Revoke My Security Clearance Too, Trump

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“I would consider it an honor if you would revoke my security clearance as well," William McRaven wrote.
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