Acting Director of National Intelligence Joseph Maguire says he withheld the whistleblower complaint from Congress because it involved someone who is not in the intelligence community.
It is “the height of irresponsibility and shameful,” the presidential candidate said before a New Hampshire town hall meeting.
The CNN host also turned one of the president's most infamous quotes against him.
The president insisted those officials privately said that their public contradiction of his world views was "fake news."
The CNN host took the president to task over his latest attack on intelligence officials.
"We will not allow rogue anonymous sources with security clearances to sell out our country," the attorney general said Friday.
They said no, according to the report.
He shoots down a report that spies don't trust the president with secrets.
The dark clouds hovering over American politics must be cleared up. Left unresolved, the allegations present a clear and present danger, a ticking time bomb that could explode and bring an end to America's nearly 250-year experiment in self-government.
To be sure, Trump is in a troublesome state as he prepares to enter office. In contrast, Trump and his transition effort