Trump planning on revoking more security clearances: report

President TrumpDonald John TrumpGillibrand backs federal classification of third gender: report Former Carter pollster, Bannon ally Patrick Caddell dies at 68 Heather Nauert withdraws her name from consideration for UN Ambassador job MORE is reportedly gearing up to revoke more security clearances from former intelligence officials who were tied to the investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election.

The Washington Post reported Thursday, citing two unidentified White House officials, that the president is eager to strip more security clearances from former officials, a day after he revoked ex-CIA Director John BrennanJohn Owen BrennanOvernight Defense: Trump declares border emergency | .6B in military construction funds to be used for wall | Trump believes Obama would have started war with North Korea | Pentagon delivers aid for Venezuelan migrants Trump: I believe Obama would have gone to war with North Korea Intel agencies' threat assessment matters more than tiff with Trump MORE's security clearance.

The aides who spoke to the publication said that the president grew increasingly frustrated earlier in the summer with Brennan, who has long criticized Trump throughout his presidency.

Trump accused Brennan and other former intelligence officials of using their credentials for profit, the aides claimed.

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Trump has drafted a list of former intelligence officials whose clearances could be revoked, a list White House press secretary Sarah Sanders read during a briefing this week.

According to the aides who spokes to The Post, former FBI Director James ComeyJames Brien ComeyMcCabe's 25th Amendment comments 'taken out of context,' spokeswoman says Ex-federal prosecutor: I would have 'owned' wearing a wire to record Trump Ex-federal prosecutor: 'Thank God' Whitaker is gone, Barr will bring 'integrity' back to DOJ MORE and former FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabeAndrew George McCabeMcCabe's 25th Amendment comments 'taken out of context,' spokeswoman says The Hill's 12:30 Report — Presented by Kidney Care Partners — Trump escalates border fight with emergency declaration Ex-federal prosecutor: I would have 'owned' wearing a wire to record Trump MORE are among those being focused on by Trump, though The Post noted that both men lost their security clearances when they were fired.

Officials claimed he wanted them included on the list anyway.

The report arrives a day after Trump revoked Brennan’s security clearance, a move that was widely regarded as an attempt to retaliate against a vocal critic of his administration. 

The president later said in an interview on Wednesday that he decided to revoke Brennan’s clearance due to his role in the early stages of the Russia probe. 

Trump said that he considers Brennan and other former intelligence officials whose clearances he's considering revoking among the leaders of the investigation. 

“I call it the rigged witch hunt, [it] is a sham. And these people led it!” Trump said hours after Brennan's clearance was being revoked.

“So I think it’s something that had to be done," he added.