President Tramp Donald John Trumps: The past time for Intel leaders to "organize intervention" with Trump's opposition leader in Venezuela calling for unity Trump said he had not spoken to Whitaker Most on Thursday said the media coverage was culpable for an apparent rift between him and the leaders of the intelligence community after their testimony in Congress this week. Daniel CohenSchumer: The past time for Intel leaders to "organize intervention" with Trump Hillicon Valley: Mueller says the Russians have used the cases to discredit his sample | Trump blows leaders on Facebook info ends 201
bad for our country, "he added. "I appreciate our intelligence community. Fortunately, we had a very good meeting and we are all on the same page!"
…. I suggest you read the full testimony from Tuesday. A bad tale is so bad for our country. I appreciate our intelligence community. Fortunately, we had a very good meeting and we are all on the same page!
– Donald J. January 31, 2019
The President gave a similar version of reporter events during a meeting with the Chinese Deputy Prime Minister in the Oval Office
"They said they were completely incorrectly quoted and removed from context, "Trump said when asked if he had spoken to intelligence leaders about their testimony. He suggested reporters call on intelligence leaders to clarify their comments.
The CIA refused to comment on the coverage of Haspell's testimonies or whether she told Trump that the media misrepresented her remarks.
Trump's unity projection came an hour after he turned out to admit he and the intelligence leaders did not step in after Hassel and Coats showed that North Korea is unlikely to give up its nuclear weapons, Iran is in line with the Obama nuclear deal, and the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) is still a serious threat.
"I think I'm right," he added. "Time will prove to me, probably."
Trump has rejected his findings in a string of tweets on Wednesday, writing that the intelligence community is "passive and naive" and must return to school!
back and forth emphasizes the tense relationship between the president and the leaders of the intelligence community. Earlier, he questioned the conclusion that Russia intervened in the presidential election in 2016
– Updated 17:20