“I would certainly go to war over nuclear weapons.”
“It is not hyperbole to say that lives are at stake.”
Escalation — or clarification?
Sometimes a review is … just a review?
Did Brennan validate the Steele dossier?
“If the crown prince went in front of a jury, he would be convicted in 30 minutes.”
“It … should be interpreted as nothing less than the Trump administration trying to silence the intelligence community.”
Anything’s possible, I suppose
“The world is a very dangerous place!”
“officials have said they have high confidence”
Sources and methods.
Off the hook or on notice?
“This is essentially some very smart analysts offering their very best guesses”?
“I believe she is someone who can and will stand up to the President if ordered to do something illegal or immoral – like a return to torture.”
Checks and balances.
“Senator, I do not believe the president would ask me to do that.”
“It’s a yes or no answer.”
Meanwhile, a Plan B?
Chalk one up for transparency. (Not)
“Why did you wait?”
Following orders vs. ordering destruction of evidence
Fly on the wall.
Had not seen “any scintilla of evidence” of anything else.
Buckle up. This one might be a bumpy ride
“He would get nothing, obviously, if what he gave us was not proof.”
“This is a momentous decision.”
Depends on the person, and what the meeting is about.
But no evidence yet of collusion — or pushback.
Projection … or prediction?
Did Wikileaks get the leftovers?
“There is smoke, but there is no fire, at all.”
“may also be in black market or used by American hackers…”
“Recently, the CIA lost control of the majority of its hacking arsenal…”
The man has a lot of requests
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