by WorldTribune Staff, July 19, 2018
President Donald Trump has confidence in U.S. intelligence agencies, just not certain leadership layers and the many former top intel officials who have turned their criticism of the 45th president into lucrative book deals and television gigs.
“It’s been terrible,” Trump told CBS anchor Jeff Glor on July 18, citing the names of former CIA director John Brennan, former director of National Intelligence James Clapper, former Director of the National Security Agency Michael Hayden, former FBI Director James Comey, as well as FBI agents Andrew McCabe, Lisa Page and Peter Strzok.
Asked whether or not he felt that former intelligence agents were “out to get him,” Trump said that he had difficulty trusting their judgment, as they stood vehemently against him.
The president chose his words carefully with a secret realm in Washington that few other than himself have…