President Trump, Komi Clapper Hayden, Russia discussed on MSNBC Morning Joe

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He's also looking into the clearances of Komi Clapper Hayden, rice and McCabe. The president is exploring the mechanisms to remove security clearance because they've politicized, and in some cases monetize their public service and security clearances making baseless accusations of improper contact with Russia, or being influenced by Russia against the president is extremely inappropriate. And the fact that people with security clearances are making these baseless charges provides inappropriate legitimacy to accusations with zero evidence. Yeah, they're also looking to take away the security clearances of Dean Rusk and Millard Fillmore. The White House announcing yesterday that President Trump is considering taking away the security clearances of several former intelligence officials. You just heard Sarah Sanders, emphasizing those officials have in quote, it's hard to it's hard to say this with a straight face, monetize ING, their public service and security clearances. Now it's true, and it has been true that private sector, the private sector does reward high level officials for their expertise and access after years of service. But as we said, the key word is after years of service, unlike this president and members of his administration who are doing it now. So let's go through the list shall wait. So just this week, the United States pay Donald Trump, Scotland, gov. Seventy seven thousand dollars to stay for a weekend. That's more than a lot of teachers.

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