UPDATED: NYT reports Maguire’s ouster came after one of his aides briefed House Intel Committee that Russia is trying to intervene again in U.S. election to reelect Trump. Trump regards efforts to protect the integrity of our elections as a firing offense.https://t.co/k7XlvCKvbJ— Max Boot (@MaxBoot) February 20, 2020
Loyalist hack with no intel expertise as DNI + new senior adviser who used to be "Devin Nunes (R-Calif.)’s top staffer on the House Intelligence Committee" https://t.co/yEOroxENrJ— Brendan Nyhan (@BrendanNyhan) February 21, 2020
Backstory on how a Twitter troll ended up in the DNI job: Trump got furious when intel professional briefed the House Intelligence Committee on 2020 election security. https://t.co/5H2WmgmiDy— Karen Tumulty (@ktumulty) February 20, 2020
We JUST interviewed House Intelligence Committee chairman Adam Schiff about this very topic. You’ll want to hear what he had to say including how President Trump’s firing of intel officials has left the US less informed and less secure to another attack. We’re live at 5 on @ABC7 https://t.co/BIWkksBFjD— Jory Rand (@ABC7Jory) February 21, 2020
Judicial Watch announced it filed a lawsuit against Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA) and the House Intel Committee for the controversial subpoenas issued for phone records, including those of Rudy Giuliani, President @realDonaldTrump’s lawyer. READ: https://t.co/LwkBtJ0Nwb— Judicial Watch 🔎 (@JudicialWatch) February 17, 2020
Republicans on the House Intelligence Committee boycotted a hearing on emerging technology and national security, calling it a "distraction" https://t.co/m0WufulQAZ— POLITICO (@politico) February 12, 2020
The intelligence agencies clearly said Russia prefers you. And then you got angry and fired the DNI for letting the House Intel committee know about it.— Santa Claus, CEO (@SantaInc) February 21, 2020
If you’re gonna gaslight this much, stick a Zippo in your ass.