CNN Analyst: Obama and Trump ‘Two Six-Year-Olds Figuring Out Who Can Piss Higher on a Tree’ Over Russia

On Friday’s broadcast of CNN’s “New Day,” CNN Counterterrorism Analyst and former CIA counterterrorism official Philip Mudd tore into both the White House and the incoming Trump administration over their response to alleged Russian interference in the 2016 election by saying he was “disgusted” with both, both need to “shut up,” and characterizing the two as “two six-year-olds figuring out who can piss higher on a tree about what happened with the intel.”

Mudd said, “We’ve got problems on both sides, problems on the intelligence side, and problems on the political side.”

He added, “Well, what I think is, we’re losing the distinction between what we know and what we think. We know someone stole information that was released on WikiLeaks. We know the fingerprints of the Russian security services in the digital world because we’ve been following them for years. We translate that into saying, because we know they stole stuff, we also know who stole it and why. That distinction between what happened and what the intent was behind what happened is critical, and that’s being lost today. Before I close, as a loyal American, let me tell you, I’m disgusted by the White House, and disgusted by the incoming president. This is non-partisan. We’ve got to figure out what to do with Russia in the digital world, in the Iran nuclear program, in Syria. We have two six-year-olds figuring out who can piss higher on a tree about what happened with the intel, when the real question among professionals, is how we deal with the main adversary after they disrupt an election. I’ve had it with these guys. My message is, shut up to the White House. Shut up to the Trump office, figure out what we do going forward, and stop trying to figure out what happened six months ago.”

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