Navy Admiral: “Dear Mr. President: Revoke My Security Clearance Too”

I do NOT think Donald Trump is capable of becoming the leader the majority of Americans deserve.

Diane Ravitch's blog

When I read something this powerful, I am moved to share it. I find the last line strange. Donald Trump will never become “the leader we prayed you would be.” It is not in him.

William H. McRaven, a retired Navy admiral, was commander of the U.S. Joint Special Operations Command from 2011 to 2014. He oversaw the 2011 Navy SEAL raid in Pakistan that killed al-Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden.

Dear Mr. President:

Former CIA director John Brennan, whose security clearance you revoked on Wednesday, is one of the finest public servants I have ever known. Few Americans have done more to protect this country than John. He is a man of unparalleled integrity, whose honesty and character have never been in question, except by those who don’t know him.

Therefore, I would consider it an honor if you would revoke my security clearance as well, so I can…

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