Trump: Ex-CIA director a ‘lightweight’
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Donald TrumpDonald John TrumpSunday shows preview: Shutdown negotiations continue after White House immigration proposal Rove warns Senate GOP: Don't put only focus on base Ann Coulter blasts Trump shutdown compromise: ‘We voted for Trump and got Jeb!’ MORE lashed out at former CIA acting Director Michael Morell Sunday evening, tweeting that the he’s a "total Clinton flunky.”

 

 

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Earlier Sunday, Morell called Russian President Vladimir Putin “very talented” on  ABC’s “This Week” saying he has "manipulated people much smarter than Donald Trump."

"He played this perfectly right. He saw that Donald Trump wanted to be complimented," he said.

"He complimented him. That led Donald Trump to then compliment Vladimir Putin and to defend Vladimir Putin's actions in a number of places around the world," he added.

"And Donald Trump didn't even understand, right, that Putin was playing him."

Last week, Morell announced his support for Democratic presidential nominee Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonConservatives pound BuzzFeed, media over Cohen report BuzzFeed story has more to say about media than the president Trump knocks BuzzFeed over Cohen report, points to Russia dossier MORE.

Morell served as deputy director and twice as acting director during the Obama administration.