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Trump reportedly shouted at CIA director after hearing intel reports are being withheld: CBS

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CBS News is reporting President Donald Trump shouted at CIA Director Mike Pompeo after hearing news stories that the intelligence community is withholding information from him.

According to previous reports, intelligence operatives were said to be holding back the information because they believe any information given to Trump will find its way to Russia.

“Our Intelligence Community is so worried by the unprecedented problems of the Trump administration — not only do senior officials possess troubling ties to the Kremlin, there are nagging questions about basic competence regarding Team Trump — that it is beginning to withhold intelligence from a White House which our spies do not trust,” wrote former analyst for the National Security Agency Jack R. Schindler.

The Director of National Intelligence flatly denied this was happening and Pompeo released a strongly worded statement saying the same.

“It is CIA’s mission to provide the President with the best intelligence possible and to explain the basis for that intelligence,” the statement read. “The CIA does not, has not, and will never hide intelligence from the President, period.”

CBS News reported that insiders feel a “chill” in the flow of information because the agencies are intent on protecting information. There are concerns the oval office has been compromised.

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While Gen. Michael Flynn has been removed from his position, the FBI doesn’t intend to charge him with anything, there is little hope the Justice Department will launch an investigation and Republicans in Congress have said the situation is “taking care of itself.”

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Trump biographer mocks president for humiliating foreign policy ‘triple fail’

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Trump biographer Timothy O'Brien on Monday published a column for Bloomberg in which he mocked the president for suffering a humiliating foreign policy "triple fail" that exposed his presidency's biggest weaknesses.

In his column, O'Brien pointed out that Trump's threats of major actions against Mexico and Iran never amounted to anything, while also noting that the president backed off his plans to begin the mass deportations of undocumented immigrants.

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How the New York Times creates credibility for Trump

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There’s a good reason why the Times decided against running on its front page news of the latest woman to accuse the president of rape. The Times still does journalism the way it always has. It gives people in power the never-ending benefit of the doubt.

When you are willing to give people in power the benefit of the doubt no matter how many times they have proven they are unworthy of that benefit, it’s not all that important when the 16th person comes forward credibly to accuse Donald Trump of anything, even if, in the case of columnist E. Jean Carroll, the allegation is rape.

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Ex-Trump aide Jason Miller forced out of posh legal job after profane rant against House Judiciary chair

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Another former advisor to President Donald Trump is being "retired" from their position after a social media rant about House Judiciary Chairman Jerry Nadler (D-NY), the Daily Beast reported.

Miller was working as a managing director at a prominent Washington, D.C. consulting firm before the rant, but after it is "parting ways."

“I have parted ways with Teneo by mutual consent and look forward to formally announcing my next move in the coming weeks,” Miller said in a statement. “Teneo is an incredible firm and without a doubt the premier CEO consultancy on the planet. They have always been great to me and I’m proud to have called them teammates for the past two and a half years.”

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