Trump shares quote ripping Brennan: 'This guy is the genesis of this whole debacle'

President TrumpDonald John TrumpTrump says he doesn't want to use 'adversary' to describe Russia Comey urges Americans to vote for Democrats in midterms Roby wins Alabama GOP runoff, overcoming blowback from Trump criticism MORE on Monday shared a quote from a former Secret Service agent and conservative commentator, Dan Bongino, who slammed former CIA Director John BrennanJohn Owen BrennanEx-CIA chief: I'm laughing at Trump Trump's Russia ambassador urged to resign by columnist in newspaper his family owns Hoyer: Trump committed 'treason' in Helsinki MORE.

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“'John Brennan is panicking. He has disgraced himself, he has disgraced the Country, he has disgraced the entire Intelligence Community. He is the one man who is largely responsible for the destruction of American’s faith in the Intelligence Community and in some people at the top of the FBI,” Trump wrote on Twitter. 

“'Brennan started this entire debacle about President Trump. We now know that Brennan had detailed knowledge of the (phony) Dossier...he knows about the Dossier, he denies knowledge of the Dossier, he briefs the Gang of 8 on the Hill about the Dossier, which they then used to start an investigation about Trump,” the president added.

While Trump was using Bongino’s comments, he added in his own commentary by labeling the controversial dossier “phony.”

“'It is that simple. This guy is the genesis of this whole Debacle. This was a Political hit job, this was not an Intelligence Investigation. Brennan has disgraced himself, he’s worried about staying out of Jail.’ Dan Bongino,” Trump said.

The president appeared to be loosely quoting Bongino from an appearance he made early Monday on “Fox & Friends.” 

Bongino hosts his own podcast, called “The Dan Bongino Show," and has unsuccessfully run for the House and Senate several times. He is also a host for NRATV.

Brennan, who served as the CIA chief during former President Barack ObamaBarack Hussein ObamaTrump has the right foreign policy strategy — he just needs to stop talking The Hill's 12:30 Report — Trump faces bipartisan criticism over Putin presser, blames media for coverage Wall Street Journal editorial board rips Trump on Helsinki: It was a 'national embarrassment' MORE’s second term, has publicly criticized Trump.

"Mr. Trump: Your hypocrisy knows no bounds. Jim Clapper is a man of integrity, honesty, ethics, & morality. You are not,” Brennan wrote on Twitter late last month, referring to former Director of National Intelligence James ClapperJames Robert ClapperBuck Wild: 'Is President Trump paranoid or is the Deep State out to get him?' Clapper: Trump was serious when he said he wants citizens to act like North Koreans do for Kim Clapper: It's getting 'harder and harder to believe' Trump didn't know about Russia contacts MORE.

“Jim Clapper served his country for over a half century, including in Vietnam. You did not. By your words & behavior, you diminish the Office of the Presidency.”