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Former CIA spokesman: Trump's disrespect for intelligence community is 'shameful'

Former CIA spokesman: Trump's disrespect for intelligence community is 'shameful'
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Former CIA spokesman George Little is blasting Donald TrumpDonald John TrumpTrump: 'I don't trust everybody in the White House' JPMorgan CEO withdraws from Saudi conference Trump defends family separations at border MORE for the president-elect's dismissal of the secret CIA assessment that concluded Russia intervened in the U.S. presidential election to help Trump win.
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“The CIA, my former employer, has no natural political constituency," Little said in a Facebook post, according to Politico's Playbook.

"What we are seeing today, however, is unprecedented."
 
Little referenced comments Trump made on Sunday, when the president-elect called it "ridiculous" to think Russia intervened in the election to help him win.
 
"I think it's just another excuse. I don't believe it," Trump said in an interview on "Fox News Sunday."

"I don't know why and I think it's just — you know, they talked about all sorts of things. Every week it's another excuse."

Little called the president-elect's disrespect for the CIA and the wider intelligence community "nothing short of shameful."
 
"It also disrupts one of the bedrocks of our strength: the application of foreign intelligence, often collected at great peril by the men and women of the CIA, to the development of policies that keep us safe," he wrote.
 
"We have never been here before. I hope we make a U-turn.”