PBS NewsHour

Former CIA official: Trump using his power to punish critics

Clip: 08/16/2018 | 8m 32s | Video has closed captioning.

President Trump's move to revoke John Brennan's security clearance rippled across Washington, and the former CIA director cast it as a disturbing power play. And Brennan might not be the only former intelligence or national security official to have his clearance taken away; the president has threatened others as well. Judy Woodruff gets reaction from former CIA official John McLaughlin.

Aired: 08/16/18

Rating: NR

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