Patrick Hovakimian, nominated to be General Council for the Director of National Intelligence, wouldn't answer simple yes/no questions about his involvement in decisions to deploy the military against peaceful protesters.
As always, California's senator proves a deadly questioner for people like Rep. John Ratcliffe, who lamely attempt to provide mealy-mouthed cover for Trump over his handling of the pandemic.
Just last year, Trump tried to nominate John Ratcliffe to head DNI and was shot down by members of his own party.
We're sure she will cluck and say some things before shrugging and voting for everything Trump wants.
CNN reports that there are fears in the intelligence community that Shelby Pierson, the person in charge of evaluating intelligence regarding election security with the ODNI, may be the next to be ousted by the Trump administration.
CNN's Victor Blackwell and Lynn Sweet discuss the latest reporting from CNN that the Trump administration may continue to purge intelligence officials who are not Trump loyalists and that Shelby Pierson, the official in charge of election security, may be the next to go.
A Washington Post analysis highlights the churn in Trump's administration, and the fact that there hasn't been a permanent DNI in more than six months.
It's 2016 all over again, with Russia interfering in our election to help Trump. Joyce Vance is telling us to be very afraid of Trump's reaction.
Fox News minions employ the Pee-Wee Herman defense to try to make Democrats look like tools of Russia.
Joy Reid discusses the DNI shake-up with Clint Watts and Natasha Bertrand, who delivers some alarming news about the Worldwide Threats Hearing.
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