House Intelligence Committee Chairman Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA) urged that the incoming Biden administration deny Trump access to intelligence briefings.
House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff urges the Biden administration to deny Trump access to intelligence briefings after he leaves office. pic.twitter.com/FnyU8wPt5n
— Sarah Reese Jones (@PoliticusSarah) January 17, 2021
Chairman Schiff said on CBS’s Face The Nation when asked if he agreed that Trump should be denied access to intelligence briefings, “There is no circumstance in which this president should get another intelligence briefing, not now or in the future, and he can’t be trusted with it now and certainly in the future. There were many intelligence partners who started withholding information from us because they didn’t trust the president, and that makes us less safe. We have seen this president politicize intelligence, and that is another risk to the country.”
Trump has leaked US intelligence throughout his presidency.
Donald Trump could be desperate for cash when he leaves the White House. The idea of Trump selling US secrets to America’s enemies can’t be dismissed given the many and repeated ways that the soon to be former president has betrayed his country.
Trump should be convicted, banned from running for federal office, and lose all of the perks of being an ex-president, including access to intelligence briefings.
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Mr. Easley is the founder/managing editor, who is White House Press Pool, and a Congressional correspondent for PoliticusUSA. Jason has a Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science. His graduate work focused on public policy, with a specialization in social reform movements.
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