Clapper Says "Good Thing" FBI Was Spying On Trump Campaign

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Following the president’s tweet Thursday morning:

The Daily Caller’s Julia Nista pointed out the hypocrisy of former Director of Intelligence James Clapper, who said Thursday night on CNN that it was “a good thing” there was an FBI informant spying on the Trump campaign.


Clapper admitted the FBI “may have had someone who was talking to them in the campaign,” referring to President Trump’s 2016 presidential campaign.

He tried to explain away the possibility of an FBI informant spying on the campaign as the bureau was trying to find out “what the Russians were doing to try to substantiate themselves in the campaign or influence or leverage it.”

Obama’s Director of National Intelligence then went on to say,

“So, if there was someone that was observing that sort of thing, that’s a good thing.”

Clapper Says Quot Good Thing Quot Fbi Was Spying On Trump Campaign - News

Nista then tweeted a quick summary of the sheer farce…

Clapper then concluded, that he believes:

“it’s hugely dangerous if someone like that is exposed because the danger to that person” and the potential “reluctance of others to be informants for the FBI” could possibly devastate the FBI.

In other words – don’t try to find out who the spy was because it’s just too dangerous to national security!!

We leave it to Fox’s Sara Carter to summarize…

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