In his first live interview since news broke that his security clearance had been revoked, former CIA director John Brennan told MSNBC’s Rachel Maddow about how he learned about the revocation.
“No one got in touch with me from the CIA since it was first noted that my security clearance was under review,” Brennan told the host. “I learned about it when somebody called me to tell me that [White House press secretary] Sarah Huckabee Sanders was announcing at the podium that these clearances were revoked.”
Throughout the interview, Brennan insisted that he’s less concerned about his own well-being in the wake of his revocation and more for the American people — especially considering that Trump has an “enemy list” of intelligence community members whose clearances he’s hoping to revoke.
“I think this is just another example of Mr. Trump trying to frighten and intimidate others,” the former CIA director said. “But I can tell you, having worked in the national security and intelligence community for many, many years — these are not the type of people who are bullied or intimidated by the likes of someone of Mr. Trump.”
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Saturday Night Live mocks Trump as an unpopular dork at high school after disastrous NATO Summit
NBC's "Saturday Night Live" on Saturday ridiculed President Donald Trump after he was laughed at by world leaders during a NATO Summit in London.
The skit featured Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and French President Emanuel Macron as the cool kids at the NATO cafeteria, while U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson attempts to join their cliche.
Trump asked to sit at their table, but they suggested he sit with Latvia.
They said the seat was for German Chancellor Angela Merkel, who was then invited to join the cool kids table.
The skit included Johnson taping an "impeach me" sign to Trump's back.
Watch a band in cow costumes sing about Devin Nunes at White House impeachment protest
Protesters clad in full-body furry costumes sang about Rep. Devin Nunes during a Saturday protest at the White House.
The protesters were dressed as cattle after the Fresno Republican sued a fake cow Twitter, @DevinCow.
The protesters changed the lyrics to the hit 1958 Chuck Berry song "Johnny B. Goode" to "Devin Nunes."
Video of the protested was posted to Twitter by Democratic strategist Parkhomenko, who was targeted by Nunes in one of his lawsuits.
The lyrics to the 1958 Champs song "Tequila" were changed to "subpoenas."
Shocking photos document the devastating flooding pummeling San Francisco
San Francisco was battered by a heavy winter storm on Saturday that caused localized flooding throughout the city.
"A low pressure system off the Northern California coast Saturday hurled bans of strong downpours into the Bay Area, triggering a flood warning for San Francisco," KPIX-TV reported.
"San Francisco Muni officials tweeted that train service between West Portal to Embarcadero Station had been shut down due to flooding. Several streets were flooded in San Francisco’s western neighborhood including knee-high water at 15th Ave and Wawona," the station noted.