Trump’s latest shot at Brennan: He is ‘a loudmouth, partisan, political hack’

Trump’s latest shot at Brennan: He is ‘a loudmouth, partisan, political hack’

President TrumpDonald John TrumpRosenstein expected to leave DOJ next month: reports Allies wary of Shanahan's assurances with looming presence of Trump States file lawsuit seeking to block Trump's national emergency declaration MORE again attacked former 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 on Saturday, days after he pulled Brennan’s security clearance, calling him “a loudmouth, partisan, political hack.”

“Has anyone looked at the mistakes that John Brennan made while serving as CIA Director?” Trump tweeted Saturday.

“He will go down as easily the WORST in history & since getting out, he has become nothing less than a loudmouth, partisan, political hack who cannot be trusted with the secrets to our country!” the president continued.


Brennan, a prominent critic of the president, again spoke out against Trump during an appearance on MSNBC on Friday.

“[Trump’s] drunk on power, he really is,” Brennan told host Rachel Maddow. “And I think he’s abusing the powers of that office.”

The White House announced earlier this week that Trump was pulling Brennan's security clearance, citing the former CIA official's "lying and recent conduct characterized by increasingly frenzied commentary."

It is not clear what "mistakes" in Brennan's record Trump referenced.

Brennan and other intelligence officials have decried the change in his clearance as an attempt to silence him.

The Washington Post reported Friday that the White House has drafted several more notices on revoking the security clearances of other officials, and that communications staffers are planning on deploying them during negative news cycles.