WASHINGTON — President Trump hit back at former CIA Director John Brennan, who had called the president’s performance at Monday’s press conference with Russian President Vladimir Putin “nothing short of treasonous.”
“Well, I think Brennan is a very bad guy and if you look at it, a lot of things happened under his watch,” Trump said in a pre-taped interview with Fox News Channel’s Tucker Carlson, which aired Tuesday night. “I think he is a bad person.”
Brennan left his top post at the spy agency as Trump was coming into office, criticizing the incoming president on his way out. He’s been a thorn in Trump’s side ever since.
Carlson defended Trump’s performance at the Helsinki summit in his opening monologue and blamed the president’s bad reviews on neo-conservatives from the Bush years still in media and government who believe Russia should always be…