In an apparent protest against US President Donald Trump’s recent attack on former CIA Director John Brennan, a book in display at the agency headquarters was left open on the chapter about former spy master.
The chapter discussing Brennan’s tenure under former President Barrack Obama had been opened by an anonymous agency employee.
Trump announced last week that he has decided to strip Brennan of his security clearance.
The announcement has been faced with criticism from top former intel officials.
Joint statement from William Webster, Hayden, Panetta, Petraeus, Clapper, John McLaughlin, Mike Morell — in total 12 former directors and deputy directors of the CIA and a former DNI — criticizing Trump for revoking Brennan’s clearance. pic.twitter.com/YK60dOOxzW
— Kaitlan Collins (@kaitlancollins) August 17, 2018
Twelve former top US intelligence officials condemned the decision, declaring that “security clearances should be based…