John Brennan

Rand Paul: Is Quid Pro Quo the Status Quo?

When the Democrats admit that they have committed “quid pro quo” a dozen times in trying to entrap President Trump, then, and only then, will American voters consider their impeachment inquiry anything other than a witch hunt.

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton greets Vice President Joe Biden on the tarmac at Wilkes-Barre/Scranton International Airport in Avoca, Pa., Monday, Aug. 15, 2016, before traveling together to a campaign event in Scranton, Pa. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

Linda Tripp: ‘Whistleblower’ Losing its Meaning Due to Impeachment Madness

I reflect on my own experience as a White House whistleblower. I vividly recall the enormous feeling of helplessness coupled with something far more powerful. It was the sense of physically being compelled to act, that the element of choice had been stripped away. It was enough to put everything on the line. And it is something all bona fide whistleblowers have in common. It’s a lonely place to be, a frightening place, too.

Linda Tripp

Brennan: Trump Is a ‘National Embarrassment and a Disgrace’

On Wednesday’s broadcast of MSNBC’s “Deadline,” former CIA director John Brennan called President Donald Trump a “national embarrassment.” When asked about Trump’s press appearances earlier today, Brennan said, “I saw a travesty. I saw a national embarrassment and a disgrace.

WASHINGTON, DC - NOVEMBER 16: CIA Director John Brennan answers questions after delivering remarks at the Center for Strategic and International Studies November 16, 2015 in Washington, DC. Brennan spoke during the 6th annual "Global Security Forum" on the top challenges facing U.S. and global security and addressed questions related …

9/11/2012: Politicized Intel on Benghazi Previewed the Obama Admin’s Russia Hoax

Seven years after the September 11, 2012 attacks on the U.S. Special Mission in Benghazi, it is instructive to recall the Obama administration’s altering of the now infamous talking points utilized to essentially mislead the American public about the coordinated assault that resulted in the deaths of Ambassador to Libya J. Christopher Stevens and three other US. Citizens.

UN Ambassador-designate Susan Rice testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, Jan. 15, 2009, before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee hearing on her nomination. (AP Photo/Kevin Wolf)

CNN Reporter: CIA ‘Operates in Their Own World,’ You Don’t Investigate Them

Appearing Wednesday on “CNN Tonight” with host Don Lemon, network reporter Shimon Prokupecz expressed concerned over a report stating the Department of Justice seeks to interview senior CIA officials as part of Attorney General William Barr’s review of the origins of the FBI investigation into Russia’s interference in the 2016 presidential election.

WASHINGTON, DC - JANUARY 10: Central Intelligence Agency Director John Brennan arrives to testify before the Senate (Select) Intelligence Committee in the Dirksen Senate Office Building on Capitol Hill January 10, 2017 in Washington, DC. The intelligence heads testified to the committee about cyber threats to the United States and …

GOP Rep. Gaetz: ‘Comey, Clapper and Brennan All Are in Jeopardy’

Thursday on Fox News Channel’s “Hannity,” Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-FL) explained why President Donald Trump’s actions with his executive order giving Attorney General William Barr to compel the intelligence community to cooperate with his investigation showed that former FBI Director

Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-FL), 5/23/2019