Monday, September 12, 2016

CIA Director Challenges Trump’s Claim About Intelligence Briefers’ ‘Body Language’

CIA director John Brennan on Sunday challenged Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump’s claim that intelligence briefers revealed they were not pleased with President Barack Obama’s counter-terrorism policies.

Trump said at NBC’s Commander-in-Chief Forum last week that he could tell the intelligence officers “were not happy” with the president based on their “body language” during the classified national security briefing he received.

Brennan told CBS’ John Dickerson that he knows the briefers who have met with the presidential candidates, and called them “the quintessential professional intelligence officers.”

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