US President Donald Trump lacks the level of intelligence that is required for “collusion” with Russia, says former US intelligence contractor Edward Snowden, noting that the ongoing Russian investigation by Special Counsel Robert Mueller won’t produce the results that Democrats hope for.
“I think people are asking for too much when they hope that the Mueller investigation is going to come up with kind of a smoking gun,” Snowden told The Intercept. “You know that’s not how the world works, life is not that simple.”
The former National Security Agency contractor said it was too “complicated” a process for a “wreckintg ball” like the Republican president to establish ties with Russia on such sensitive issues.
“And to be honest, everyone who has heard Trump speak for three minutes knows he’s a wrecking ball,” Snowden said. “This does not sound like the kind of person that you would want to engage in some kind of…