Former CIA Director John Brennan sharply decries Trump as 'wholly in the pocket of Putin'

Former CIA Director John Brennan.
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President Trump has already faced no shortage of criticism over his handling of the meeting and joint press conference with Russian President Vladimir Putin on Monday, but former CIA Director John Brennan had one of the sharpest denunciations of all.

Brennan called Trump's behavior "nothing short of treasonous" and called for Republicans to address the president's "imbecilic" comments. The GOP criticism has begun to roll in, with some lawmakers agreeing with Brennan's assessment that Trump was wrong to defend Russia. Summer Meza

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