Former CIA Director John Brennan was an avowed communist in his youth, but he now spends his days accusing President Donald Trump of treason for trying to strengthen diplomatic ties with Russia.
For his continued displays of disgraceful behavior, Brennan’s security clearance has been revoked by Trump. Barack Hussein Obama’s top drone murderer reacted in a predictably histrionic way to the news.
This action is part of a broader effort by Mr. Trump to suppress freedom of speech & punish critics. It should gravely worry all Americans, including intelligence professionals, about the cost of speaking out. My principles are worth far more than clearances. I will not relent. https://t.co/TNzOxhP9ux
— John O. Brennan (@JohnBrennan) August 15, 2018
While CNN lobbies tech giants to toss their pro-Trump competitors off the Internet, Brennan has the nerve to claim that it is a free speech violation to remove his security clearances. This is the entitlement mentality of the swamp personified.
“The president has a constitutional responsibility to protect classified information and who has access to it, and that’s what he’s doing is fulfilling that responsibility in this action,” White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders said Wednesday.
Rumored to be next on Trump’s hit list are former FBI director James Comey, former deputy FBI director Andrew McCabe, former director of national intelligence James Clapper, former national security adviser Susan Rice, and former CIA director Michael Hayden. All of these deep state apparatchiks have been responsible for staging wars and setting up illegal surveillance at the behest of the military-industrial complex.
No surprise that Trump’s biggest supporter of this action is Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY), who along with his father Ron Paul have been raising awareness of the crimes of the deep state for many years.
“I filibustered Brennan’s nomination to head the CIA in 2013, and his behavior in government and out of it demonstrate why he should not be allowed near classified information,” Paul said in a statement.
“He participated in a shredding of constitutional rights, lied to Congress, and has been monetizing and making partisan political use of his clearance since his departure,” Paul added.
It’s a good day for anyone who likes seeing arrogant, unaccountable federal bureaucrats cut down to size.