Director of National Intelligence James Clapper


Clapper: Brennan’s Rhetoric Has ‘Become an Issue In and Of Itself’

Sunday on CNN’s “State of the Union,” former director of National Intelligence James Clapper said the removal of former CIA Director John Brennan’s security clearance by President Donald Trump was in part because of Brennan’s “rhetoric.” When asked if Brennan’s hyperbole

UNITED STATES - JANUARY 10: Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., attends a news conference in the Capitol introducing a bipartisan bill to increase sanctions on Russia for it's role in U.S. computer hacking, January 10, 2017.(Photo By Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)

Day Seven: John McCain Continues to Dodge Questions on Role in Trump Hoax Dossier

(New York) Sen. John McCain has still not responded to questions raised in light of the disclosure last Tuesday that the Hillary Clinton campaign and the Democratic National Committee (DNC) helped fund research utilized in the infamous, largely discredited 35-page dossier on President Donald Trump.


Ex-DNI Chief Clapper: Trump Is a Threat to ‘Our System’

Thursday on CNN’s “Anderson Cooper 360,” former Director of National Intelligence James Clapper said President Donald Trump’s “assaults on our institutions” were a threat “to our system.” Clapper said, “I think the president himself has undertaken, whether intentionally or not,

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Sally Yates Won’t Say If Trump Was Wiretapped

Former Deputy Attorney General Sally Yates declined to say any Presidential candidates had their communications intercepted by American intelligence during the 2016 campaign Monday.


Lindsey Graham Mocks Radio Despite Being Medium with Highest Reach

Senator Lindsey Graham (R-SC) mocked radio as a medium Thursday during a Senate Armed Services committee hearing on foreign cyber threats to the United States, despite American public consumption of audio content continuing to increase.

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Obama on Massive Cyberattack: ‘We Don’t Have Any Idea Who Did That’

The search for perpetrators of last week’s massive cyberattack has begun. While President Obama said “we don’t have any idea who did that” in a talk-show appearance on Monday, Director of National Security James Clapper stated on Tuesday that preliminary evidence suggested it was not the work of a hostile foreign government.

Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan attends the opening session of the World Climate Change Conference 2015 (COP21) at Le Bourget, near Paris, France, November 30, 2015. REUTERS/CHRISTIAN HARTMANN

U.S. Intel Director: Turkish Purge Harming Fight Against Islamic State

U.S. Director of National Intelligence James Clapper told the Aspen Security Forum on Thursday that Turkey’s purge of the military, after the coup that failed to overthrow President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, is hindering efforts to fight the Islamic State (ISIS).