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James Clapper: Defending Democracy from Trump

| May 15, 2017

"Last week, when he testified before the Senate Judiciary subcommittee, James Clapper, former director of national intelligence, had the disposition of someone who looked like he had retired for a reason and planned to go straight back. He made his points, answered many questions and perhaps hoped that would be the end of his contribution on the Trump/Russia story.

There should be little doubt that the extraordinary days that followed his original testimony — most notably, almost exactly 24 hours later, President Donald Trump's firing of FBI Director James Comey — began in some measure because of his understated but highly damning testimony...."

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For Academic Citation: Kayyem, Juliette.“James Clapper: Defending Democracy from Trump.” CNN, May 15, 2017.

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Juliette Kayyem