Tag: Mike Morell

Morell: Trump Has ‘Undermined’ Intelligence Community’s Morale

Sunday on CBS’s “Face The Nation,” former CIA director Michael Morell accused President-elect Donald Trump of undermining the “morale in the intelligence community” by questioning the source of hacks in the 2016 presidential election. Morell said, “The president-elect has done two

Stone: Wikileaks, Mike Morell, Russia, and Me

As someone involved in politics for more than 40 years I can attest to the fact that you ruffle some feathers and, dare I say, make some enemies along the way. So what? If the bed-wetters and pearl-clutchers aren’t upset with you, you aren’t making a difference.

Former CIA Chief: Hillary Clinton Doesn’t Have ‘Very Good Judgment,’ but Vote for Her Anyway

In a New York Times (NYT) op-ed entitled “I Ran the C.I.A., Now I’m Endorsing Hillary Clinton,” Michael Morell claims he’s a completely non-partisan public servant who has “always been silent about [his] preference for president.” Now, however, the former deputy director of the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) is coming out for Clinton in a big way–even though he previously expressed certainty that her illicit email server was hacked by foreign intelligence services.

Fmr CIA Chief: Will Take 100,000 Ground Troops to Defeat ISIS

Wednesday on “CBS This Morning,” former CIA deputy director Michael Morell said it would take 100,000 ground troops in Iraq and Syria to push back ISIS. In discussing ISIS burning alive the Jordanian pilot, Morell said, “Unless the coalition is