President Donald Trump criticized the assessment of the U.S. intelligence community on Wednesday, saying that they should “go back to school” after testifying that Iran is still compiling with a nuclear weapons agreement.
The Intelligence people seem to be extremely passive and naive when it comes to the dangers of Iran. They are wrong! When I became President Iran was making trouble all over the Middle East, and beyond. Since ending the terrible Iran Nuclear Deal, they are MUCH different, but….
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) January 30, 2019
Your refusal to accept the unanimous assessment of U.S. Intelligence on Iran, No. Korea, ISIS, Russia, & so much more shows the extent of your intellectual bankruptcy. All Americans, especially members of Congress, need to understand the danger you pose to our national security. https://t.co/9iV3BTKiEv
— John O. Brennan (@JohnBrennan) January 30, 2019
It is a credit to our intelligence agencies that they continue to provide rigorous and realistic analyses of the threats we face.
It’s deeply dangerous that the White House isn’t listening. https://t.co/rCKywL0ETK
— Adam Schiff (@RepAdamSchiff) January 30, 2019