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Former Intelligence Chief James Clapper's Dark Warning About Donald Trump

Former Intelligence Chief James Clapper's Dark Warning About Donald Trump

President Donald Trump went after James Clapper on Twitter after the former Director of National Intelligence questioned his fitness for office during a CNN interview, according to Business Insider.

"I worry about access to the nuclear codes if he made a decision to do something, in a fit of pique, to tackle Kim Jong-un".

Clapper also issued a stark warning over Trump's access to the country's nuclear capabilities, particularly amid escalating tensions with North Korea. Will he show you his attractive letter to me?' Trump said.

But three months later, both The Washington Post and The Guardian posted articles, from information given to them by Edward Snowden, revealing the NSA had collected metadata from phone companies about USA citizens.

"I really question his... fitness to be in this office", he said.

"I hand-wrote nearly identical short notes to each of the two candidates to accompany the first brief as President-elect; only one actually got deployed - the one to him", he said.

The president also suggests that the ex-intelligence director wrote him a "beautiful letter", but did not say more about when it might've been written or what it says.

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If "in a fit of pique he decides to do something about [North Korea's] Kim Jong-un، there's actually very little to stop him".

"The night before the election, we deployed two teams so that we would be ready to provide a [President's Daily Brief] the next morning to whomever won", Clapper told CNN.

Clapper said he remembers Trump thanking him for the letter three times. He has served every president, Democratic and Republican, from John F. Kennedy to Barack Obama.

"I do wonder, as well about the people that attracted to this - to this rally as others".

"I think that's a ridiculous and outrageous claim and it doesn't even require a response from this podium", Sanders said.

Trump, again, brought up Charlottesville during his speech Tuesday night.


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