Brennan: Trump Committed ‘Unconscionable,’ ‘Overt Collusion’

Wednesday on MSNBC’s “MTP Daily,” former Director of the Central Intelligence Agency John Brennan, who has accused President Donald Trump of treason, said when Trump called on Russia to find emails deleted from former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s private server it was “overt collusion.”

July 27, 2016, at a news conference, Trump said “Russia, if you’re listening, I hope you’re able to find the 30,000 emails that are missing. I think you will probably be rewarded mightily by our press.”

Brennan said,”It was basically overt collusion, encouraging the Russians to try to find her e-mails. And so we see, you know, collusion in plain sight. Now the question is were there things going on behind the scenes that may have in fact helped Mr. Trump get elected?”

He added, “I think a lot of us were very, very concerned about what he was doing, encouraging the Russians. Now as we know coming out of the indictments that Rod Rosenstein announced the other day, that very day, that very night the Russians were going and looking for emails and other things. So having a candidate for the presidency of the United States openly encourage the Russians to do this I think was just an abomination, and it’s something that I find unconscionable.”

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