USA Today: James Clapper: U.S. institutions ‘under assault’ by President Trump

“James Clapper, the former director of National Intelligence, said Sunday that U.S. institutions are “under assault” by President Trump as evidenced by Trump’s firing of FBI Director James Comey last week.

Clapper said on CNN’s State of the Union that “the developments of the past week are very bothersome, very disturbing to me.” Trump fired Comey in the midst of the FBI’s investigation into possible collusion between Trump campaign officials and the Russian government in last year’s presidential election.

“I think in many ways our institutions are under assault both externally — and that’s the big news here is the Russian interference in our election system — and I think as well our institutions are under assault internally,” Clapper said.”

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