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Former CIA Director (2013-17). Nonpartisan American who is very concerned about our collective future.

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Joined Twitter 9/20/17


Betrayal of friends, partners, & allies has always been one of @realDonaldTrump’s most intrinsic qualities. Those w… https://t.co/SrH6J95DKT
10/9
2019
For those seeking to understand the complexities of national security policymaking & importance of U.S. global lead… https://t.co/kXgnaOGyWC
10/8
2019
How many other Republican Senators are ready to show the courage, integrity, & principled position of Senator Romne… https://t.co/3qszEFSkVO
10/4
2019
Press conference with Finnish President shows @realDonaldTrump is a national disgrace who deserves impeachment, con… https://t.co/60hfFUuzO8
10/2
2019
A reminder to federal officials: There is no limit on the number of individuals who can use the whistleblower sta… https://t.co/Z5PwbDkNPb
9/28
2019
Whistleblower deserves our praise & gratitude. Donald Trump getting very sloppy & careless in corrupt practices &… https://t.co/5NFKzKYUzU
9/26
2019
Impeachment hearings are essential to determine whether Donald Trump, as alleged, engaged in extortion of a foreign… https://t.co/DrNaX9Uxfj
9/24
2019
Iran struck Saudi oil facilities because of sanctions—does he seriously expect more sanctions to deter them? It s… https://t.co/6SinDRVMOP
9/18
2019
There is no doubt that @realDonaldTrump precipitated this crisis by reneging on nuclear deal & declaring economic w… https://t.co/Xmb2p0PQVy
9/16
2019
Jim Comey is far more decent, ethical, honest, competent, & patriotic than you could ever hope to be. It is only be… https://t.co/ck5dCu7Gzz
8/29
2019
The stain Donald Trump leaves on our Nation’s soul should be a constant reminder that we cannot assume candidates f… https://t.co/FPvnXmYTeS
8/17
2019
Dayton & El Paso tragedies underscore the need to: -ban semiautomatic weapons & high-capacity ammunition magazines… https://t.co/UngOfHpqlB
8/7
2019
The sharp increase in hate speech, divisiveness, racism, & anger is the toxic impact of Mr. Trump, who thrives on h… https://t.co/1S6IttXYle
7/31
2019
Dan Coats served ably & with deep integrity. Ratcliffe showed abject subservience to Trump in Mueller hearings. The… https://t.co/9vi05QnX6O
7/29
2019
Compare the words, tone, & spirit of any previous President with the undignified, divisive, & hate-filled invective… https://t.co/FPeMuEDhpo
7/18
2019
Our Nation is at an historic crossroads—whether we will be a divided, racist, & bigoted society as espoused by… https://t.co/tOBAfHkVna
7/16
2019
At the barest minimum, “unalienable rights” include the right not to be horrifically butchered on the order of a se… https://t.co/nuRMLQyCOv
7/8
2019
It is wonderful as well as inspirational to see that our country, once again, has someone of such great talent, gri… https://t.co/Ws7ZuGqm8k
6/29
2019
This is just the latest example of what Vice President Biden meant when he said that Mr. Trump is an existential th… https://t.co/sStcjKfKAj
6/12
2019
You do not have a scintilla of the intellect, decency, & principles of VP Biden. What you do have is #BidenEnvy. https://t.co/Uhc31KGJRb
5/29
2019
🇺🇸 Deep appreciation to the brave men & women who responded to their Nation’s call & who gave their last full measu… https://t.co/uD168vN7ZZ
5/27
2019
Young people everywhere: Please do not emulate Mr. Trump’s very immature behavior. Find others of honesty, integrit… https://t.co/8cI7zj7G8m
5/24
2019
I subsequently learned from the Mueller report that there was a lot more evidence of collusion and obstruction of j… https://t.co/lYP3cC7y0G
5/22
2019
Senator Graham & his ilk bear responsibility for damage being done to our national interests—at home & abroad—by ac… https://t.co/Qt0FnCjxdx
5/14
2019
It is unconscionable that Mr. Trump’s dishonest & unethical self promotion has been able to hoodwink so many good A… https://t.co/eI4LazsPDx
5/8
2019
Just imagine if we had a President who did not live in constant fear of being exposed as a fraud, who did not have… https://t.co/a6LZzMZu8d
4/23
2019
A more accurate summation: much collusion with Russia yet insufficient evidence to establish criminal conspiracy; e… https://t.co/a4mDEdm7zL
4/20
2019
Your unfitness for office has never been more stark, your lack of humanity never more apparent, your politics never… https://t.co/vcZoO19MHK
4/12
2019
It doesn’t matter if you are a Republican, a Democrat, an Independent, or an American of any or of no political aff… https://t.co/LPbBl8QjCQ
3/28
2019
The obstruction of justice issue, however, is too important to be dismissed by a Trump-appointed AG with a predeter… https://t.co/61bVP1lsJlWhile Trump Campaign engagements with the Russians were highly inappropriate, we need to accept Special Counsel Mu… https://t.co/tPqE476rRl
3/26
2019
Hmmm...your bizarre tweets and recent temper tantrums reveal your panic over the likelihood the Special Counsel wil… https://t.co/lcSStFS5RX
3/20
2019
Committee Republicans are making no effort to find truth. They are failing their Constitutional responsibilities by… https://t.co/xHkTvUUfrM
2/27
2019
You shame yourself & the Office of the Presidency every time you try to smear those who dedicate their lives to pub… https://t.co/Zv1HbOAcg0
2/25
2019
Quite unfortunately, and dangerously, Kim Jong-un has schooled Mr. Trump in the “Art of the Dupe.” https://t.co/tJo41Ye7io
2/15
2019
Senate Intel Committee is doing good work, but it does not conduct criminal investigations. It is up to Special Cou… https://t.co/MToaRLMF93
2/13
2019
Your refusal to accept the unanimous assessment of U.S. Intelligence on Iran, No. Korea, ISIS, Russia, & so much mo… https://t.co/ficAhIWDJI
1/30
2019
Your cabal of unprincipled, unethical, dishonest, and sycophantic cronies is being methodically brought to justice.… https://t.co/zTkUQ5Ft71
1/26
2019
Pithy, pointed, & perfect advice to Mr. Trump: “Resign.” https://t.co/YO4B34bINm
1/22
2019
Questions Congress should ask the American translator in Helsinki: Were written notes passed between Mr. Trump & Mr… https://t.co/mVuK39W1Zb
1/14
2019
Article One of the Constitution, which established the Legislative Branch, does not say Congress is subservient to… https://t.co/gRPztg2Fhn
1/10
2018
It is my sincere hope that the forthcoming exposure of your malfeasance & corruption will convince enough Republica… https://t.co/pq9WX1LOJI
12/31
2018
Brett worked extremely hard over many years to ensure the US fulfilled its leadership role in a critically importan… https://t.co/PamUyrpz8Q
12/22
2018
Okay, Republicans. How much longer are you going to let this farcical “presidency” continue? At a time of such poli… https://t.co/qX6BOdCQ4vThis wrong-headed decision is but one example of how dangerous it is for our national security to be controlled by… https://t.co/EPgCNIZJ0d
12/20
2018
Whenever you send out such inane tweets, I take great solace in knowing that you realize how much trouble you are i… https://t.co/HaTRPCD1o1
12/10
2018
As a former Director of CIA, President George H.W. Bush is a revered figure among past & present members of CIA’s f… https://t.co/aY8cJ1Lxix
12/2
2018
George H.W. Bush led a life of exemplary public service, integrity, and determination—in WWII, in Congress, as UN A… https://t.co/Hw5pRjKV11
12/1
2018
The iceberg of lies, deceit, corruption, & criminality is steadily but surely surfacing, despite the efforts of man… https://t.co/WdQHcAJFZt
11/30
2018
Your feelings of inferiority, insecurity, vulnerability, and culpability are loud & clear. You remind me of how man… https://t.co/JXNZxY3ImW
11/27
2018
Michael Hayden is one of this country’s noblest patriots, dedicating his life to America’s national security. A man… https://t.co/2g3dr4tuxy
11/23
2018
On this special day, I give thanks for all Americans who honorably serve and protect our Country as well as those w… https://t.co/NxNplaEp8D
11/22
2018
Since Mr. Trump excels in dishonesty, it is now up to members of Congress to obtain & declassify the CIA findings o… https://t.co/tYGlG3iNL8
11/20
2018
You constantly remind us how substantively shallow & dishonest you are on so many fronts, which is why we are in su… https://t.co/PN7seiInII
11/19
2018
Trudeau, Macron, Merkel...it is so refreshing to see principled leaders saying & doing the right things...for their… https://t.co/UYy6SWuAZl
11/12
2018
Opportunity to repudiate @realDonaldTrump & to restore Congressional ability to thwart his recklessness & fear mong… https://t.co/AxaGltraSm
11/5
2018
My former CIA colleagues Elissa Slotkin in Michigan’s 8th District & Abagail Spanberger in Virginia’s 7th District… https://t.co/Bzb9QohU5K
11/4
2018
As a former resident of Texas and a proud UT-Austin alumnus, I believe Beto O’Rourke is the type of individual Texa… https://t.co/ElOx6lI3J7
11/2
2018
As the child of an immigrant, I will vote for candidates who believe in America living up to its values & remaining… https://t.co/6N13RzO63B
10/31
2018
Stop blaming others. Look in the mirror. Your inflammatory rhetoric, insults, lies, & encouragement of physical vio… https://t.co/KYLMq2zs8i
10/25
2018
Jamal Khashoggi’s apparent death at the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul is an atrocity, and Crown Prince Muhammad bin S… https://t.co/JEHnnBKlw4
10/13
2018
It is impossible to overstate @realDonaldTrump’s corrosive impact on our political culture & national character. Re… https://t.co/xc2w9jQRQa
10/9
2018
Key takeaways this week: Dr. Ford is a national treasure; Sen. Jeff Flake is an admirable man with a conscience, wh… https://t.co/AIq1DFUllM
9/29
2018
Any attempt by the White House to subvert or manipulate law enforcement should be resisted. Rather than resigning,… https://t.co/XSXouf5vpR
9/24
2018
It’s neither illegal nor a witch hunt. Thankfully, most Americans have confidence in Bob Mueller & believe in legit… https://t.co/l5bmfCgmW5
9/16
2018
Colin Kaepernick drew our collective attention to the problem of continued racial injustice in America. He did so n… https://t.co/OKRaNjbIzz
9/4
2018
America is respected when our political leaders make decisions that enhance global peace, security, & prosperity.… https://t.co/aUS1Dn64pV
9/3
2018
A man of tremendous courage, patriotism, and integrity, Senator John McCain will be remembered by history as one of… https://t.co/Xrltaa5QgV
8/26
2018
I take no delight in seeing the steady collapse of a U.S. Presidency, but I do take strong comfort in knowing that… https://t.co/oooyY4RpIc
8/23
2018
This action is part of a broader effort by Mr. Trump to suppress freedom of speech & punish critics. It should gra… https://t.co/IvJFRB4264
8/15
2018
It’s astounding how often you fail to live up to minimum standards of decency, civility, & probity. Seems like you… https://t.co/GynMKAxPa6
8/14
2018
You’re absolutely right. If you were “presidential,” you would focus on healing the rifts within our Nation, being… https://t.co/8lEQa9T1Zh
8/13
2018
What responsible & right-thinking adult can point to @realDonaldTrump as a role model for our youth? Whenever he sp… https://t.co/udSqZvVlZ5
8/4
2018
Individuals of conscience who believe in rule of law should denounce this blatant effort to obstruct justice. As Mr… https://t.co/xCmYJdqtvd
8/1
2018
Using tariffs as a blunt force instrument against allies and partners is not only short-sighted but also plays into… https://t.co/u4mp5AwcCs
7/24
2018
Donald Trump’s press conference performance in Helsinki rises to & exceeds the threshold of “high crimes & misdemea… https://t.co/dQrKJWpfBVWhy did Trump meet 1 on 1 with Putin? What might he be hiding from Bolton, Pompeo, Kelly, & the American public? Ho… https://t.co/LdskasV4z4
7/16
2018
Watching the spectacle of the House “hearing” with Peter Strzok today, I was reminded of the words of Abraham Linco… https://t.co/Khe98Rn6Xe
7/13
2018
It is in the interest of America’s security if NATO leaders push back against the reckless behavior of Donald Trump… https://t.co/8Aau2Dtkek
7/11
2018
You are to governance & politics what Bernie Madoff was to the stock market & investment advice. The two of you sha… https://t.co/JG6ao7C06P
7/6
2018
As we mark the 242nd year of our great Nation’s birth, let us remember the words of our 1st President, George Washi… https://t.co/tngqiWARAw
7/4
2018
President Trump’s hateful rhetoric cannot be separated from his harmful policies. For all of the White House’s effo… https://t.co/QCREkisDen
Retweeted by John O. BrennanWhen the Special Counsel’s work is done, the Republican Party must have its modern-day equivalents of Watergate her… https://t.co/qBHQrvd4ze
6/26
2018
Your fear of exposure is palpable. Your desperation even more so. When will those of conscience among your Cabinet,… https://t.co/uzyTeoswrV
6/23
2018
A most important message from two very honorable people.... https://t.co/lqTa5GDL9DIt is the height of irony that the U.S. is withdrawing from UN Human Rights Council when the Trump Administration i… https://t.co/keWhLrJ9Uf
6/20
2018
All Americans—not just your supporters—deserve a President who is honest, ethical, selfless, & substantive. Our cou… https://t.co/BLVXt5MdP1
6/16
2018
Your wrong-headed protectionist policies & antics are damaging our global standing as well as our national interest… https://t.co/JriNhjJjSw
6/10
2018
This is why I speak out against Mr. Trump and will continue to do so.... https://t.co/vzdRNA5YY3
6/1
2018
Senator McConnell & Speaker Ryan: If Mr. Trump continues along this disastrous path, you will bear major responsibi… https://t.co/KUAKTNgeWS“Any man can make mistakes, but only an idiot persists in his error.” Marcus Tullius Cicero, (106-43 BC)
5/20
2018
Deaths in Gaza result of utter disregard of Messers Trump & Netanyahu for Palestinian rights & homeland. By moving… https://t.co/1obyDMIlrH
5/14
2018
Today, Donald Trump simultaneously lied about the Iranian nuclear deal, undermined global confidence in US commitme… https://t.co/OWSJQISONt
5/8
2018
Senators: Show that you put country above politics. Gina Haspel is a competent, experienced, & highly qualified int… https://t.co/LqQHQYqQ5b
5/7
2018
Mr. Trump: Your hypocrisy knows no bounds. Jim Clapper is a man of integrity, honesty, ethics, & morality. You are… https://t.co/bXar2q1v35
4/28
2018
A highly partisan, incomplete, and deeply flawed report by a broken House Committee means nothing. The Special Coun… https://t.co/8GEibqQPWB
4/27
2018
A woman of great dignity, grace, & humanity. Her love of family & country was second to none, and her work to incre… https://t.co/rw6ZoZRo2z
4/18
2018
Your kakistocracy is collapsing after its lamentable journey. As the greatest Nation history has known, we have th… https://t.co/QtviPJRNLi
4/13
2018
I served 6 Presidents, 3 Rs & 3Ds. I directly supported Clinton, Bush 43, and Obama. While I didn't agree with all… https://t.co/hTTiCbA1O5
4/5
2018
I personally know and greatly respect Ronny Jackson....as a terrific doctor and Navy officer. However, he has neith… https://t.co/3eeVI4n4kR
3/29
2018

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