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Ex-CIA Director To Trump: Your Tweet Attacking Obama Shows Your ‘Paranoia’ About The Russia Probe


Ex-CIA Director To Trump: Your Tweet Attacking Obama Shows Your ‘Paranoia’ About The Russia Probe

Former CIA Director John Brennan, who led the agency when a declassified report was released that said Russia interfered in the 2016 election, responded to President Trump’s accusation that the Obama administration investigated his campaign in an effort to help his opponent Hillary Clinton, saying in a tweet Monday that it reveals Trump’s “paranoia” about special counsel Robert Mueller’s probe.

“This tweet is a great example of your paranoia, constant misrepresentation of the facts, and increased anxiety and panic (rightly so) about the Mueller investigation,” Brennan wrote.

“When will those in Congress and the 30 percent of Americans who still support you realize you are a charlatan?” he continued.

Earlier Monday, Trump declared the accusation “bigger than Watergate.”

“Why did the Obama Administration start an investigation into the Trump Campaign (with zero proof of wrongdoing) long before the Election in November? Wanted to discredit so Crooked H would win,” Trump tweeted.

In November of last year, Trump called Brennan and other intelligence officials “political hacks.”

Trump has repeatedly attacked Mueller’s investigation, calling it a “witch hunt” and “a pure hit job.”

The Hill added:

Mueller charged 13 Russian nationals and three Russian groups last month with interfering in the U.S. election.

He also filed new charges against former Trump campaign staffers Paul Manafort and Richard Gates.

A federal court in Virginia in February returned a 32-count superseding indictment charging Manafort and Gates with committing tax fraud, failing to file reports on foreign bank and financial accounts, and bank fraud conspiracy.


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