Ex-CIA chief tears into Trump: Mueller’s name will be revered in US history, yours will be scorned
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Former CIA Director John BrennanJohn Owen BrennanWebb: Questions for Robert Mueller A brief timeline of Trump's clashes with intelligence director Dan Coats Trump critic Brennan praises his Iran decision: I 'applaud' him MORE on Tuesday slammed President TrumpDonald John Trump5 things to know about Boris Johnson Conservatives erupt in outrage against budget deal Trump says Omar will help him win Minnesota MORE after Trump attacked special counsel Robert MuellerRobert (Bob) Swan MuellerThis week: Mueller dominates chaotic week on Capitol Hill Top Republican considered Mueller subpoena to box in Democrats Kamala Harris says her Justice Dept would have 'no choice' but to prosecute Trump for obstruction MORE, writing in a tweet that Mueller's name "will be revered" in history while the president's "will be scorned."

Brennan added that Trump reminds him of how other "corrupt authoritarian leaders" have acted before being "deposed."

"Your feelings of inferiority, insecurity, vulnerability, and culpability are loud & clear. You remind me of how many corrupt authoritarian leaders abroad behaved before they were deposed. Bob Mueller’s name will be revered in the annals of U.S. history; your name will be scorned," he tweeted. 

Brennan has frequently sparred with Trump. In August, the president had Brennan's security clearance revoked in a move that was viewed widely as retaliatory.

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Earlier Tuesday, Trump took to Twitter to lash out at Mueller, calling him "a conflicted prosecutor gone rogue" and claiming that he is doing "tremendous damage" to the criminal justice system in the U.S. Trump also tweeted the "phony witch hunt continues," referencing Mueller's probe.

Trump has long attacked Mueller and his investigation, which the president has frequently sought to cast as a "witch hunt."

Trump's criticism of Mueller came one day after the special counsel, who is investigating Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election, said in a new filing that former Trump campaign chairman Paul ManafortPaul John ManafortHow Mueller deputy Andrew Weissmann's offer to an oligarch could boomerang on DOJ Ukrainian officials and Giuliani are sharing back-channel campaign information: report Key numbers to know for Mueller's testimony MORE violated his plea agreement by lying to federal prosecutors.