“Clinton got a lot of attention for saying that Tulsi was a Russian asset. Her staff doubled down. Do you see what she was talking about,” CBS News anchor Margaret Brennan asked the stage — which included Brennan, John McLaughlin, Michael Morell and Andrew McCabe.

“Something is a Russia asset even if it is not intentionally advancing their interest,” the ex-CIA boss said.

“The Russians are very sophisticated. They looked at a lot of different countries and how they can influence events. It can be a third-party candidate and pushing candidates they favor.

“They also push money into campaigns they oppose because they want tainted money and to expose it to undermine the electoral process. They will opt for a lot of different things.”