For just about anyone with working synapses, the one person in the Obama Administration’s intelligence group that always seemed to be bumbling was Office of Director of National Intelligence head James Clapper. There was always something just off about him.
On Sunday, during an interview with CNN’s Anderson Cooper, the former spook let the cat out of the bag on what many suspected all along. The spying on the Trump campaign for president that is now admitted to have happened was ordered from the top.
Thanks to Gateway Pundit for the transcript:
ANDERSON COOPER, CNN HOST: The 2017 assessment that the President says he now agrees with, that was done while you and then NCI Director John Brennan were still in office. So, how can we reconcile the President attacking you, but apparently after a very long time finally, allegedly saying — or saying he allegedly agrees with the product of the intelligence community that you, yourself oversaw?
JAMES CLAPPER: Yes, well, this is — yes, as we’ve come to know the President, he is not a stalwart for a consistency or coherence. So it’s very hard to explain that. One point I’d like to make, Anderson, that I don’t think has come up very much before, and I’m alluding now to the President’s criticism of President Obama for all that he did or didn’t do before he left office with respect to the Russian meddling. If it weren’t for President Obama, we might not have done the intelligence community assessment that we did that set off a whole sequence of events which are still unfolding today, notably, special counsel Mueller’s investigation.
President Obama is responsible for that, and it was he who tasked us to do that intelligence community assessment in the first place. I think it’s an important point when it comes to critiquing President Obama.
Don’t believe someone could be that dumb as to admit such on national television?