January 12, 2018

ADVENTURES IN BABYSITTING:

Spy Bosses Helped Trump Draft Tweet Backing Surveillance Program (RYAN LUCAS, 1/12/17, npr)

CIA Director Mike Pompeo, Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats, White House Chief of Staff John Kelly and national security adviser H.R. McMaster all convened in the Oval Office with the president to urge him to row back his criticism. House Speaker Paul Ryan, R-Wis., also joined in by telephone.

The men helped coach the president in wording the conclusion of a thread that began with a condemnation of the law that the president's administration supports.

Posted by at January 12, 2018 4:19 PM

  

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