"Having some understanding of the levers that a president can exercise، I worry about، frankly، the access to the nuclear codes،" Clapper said.
In a series of tweets on Thursday morning, Trump also lashed out at Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., and House Speaker Paul Ryan, R-Wis., on the debt ceiling and the failure of the health care bill.
"I think you compare the two, that Watergate pales, really, in my view, compared to what we're confronting now".
"Humans of New York" is turning into a TV show
The blog has also expanded into two New York Times best-selling books and a multiplatform social media presence. Facebook has ordered a twelve-part original docuseries based on the popular " Humans of New York " blog.
Clapper، who worked in intelligence under every U.S. leader from John F. Kennedy to Barack Obama، said his professional instincts had always been loyalty to the president، regardless of which party they come from.
Clapper responded to the question, falsely: "No, sir".
During his CNN interview, Trump singled out a tweet Trump posted in January blasting the intelligence community for using Nazi-like tactics as even more troubling in light of recent developments.
Clapper later apologized for his "clearly erroneous" testimony but insisted that he did not lie during the hearing. "And I also am beginning to wonder about his motivation for it".
"They have said this for a long time privately", Wallace said of reported whispers behind closed doors questioning Trump's stability.
Pyongyang also threatened to launch ballistic missiles toward Guam.
Clapper has since publicly said that the scandal that brought down President Nixon pales in comparison to the one involving Trump's connections with Russian Federation.
He again charged that the media did not give him fair coverage of his various speeches and comments in the aftermath of the violent white supremacist rally in Charlottesville, Va. If this is the case, it is not a matter if Trump is removed from office, but when and by whom.
White House officials speaking not for attribution said they will release a final report in the coming weeks. The official was not authorized to publicly discuss a draft report and insisted on anonymity. "Interior Sec.
New Zealand's two-year swap rate was unchanged at 2.17 percent while 10-year swaps fell 2 basis points to 3.13 percent. For the week, the Dow rose 0.65 percent, the S&P 500 gained 0.72 percent and the NASDAQ climbed 0.79 percent.
For a film that hasn't even started shooting yet, there's been a hell of a lot of confusion over the a year ago about The Batman . Now however that all appears to have disappeared, with DC opting to release a Joker and Harley Quinn movie instead.
By creating a Night King video, you'll join the ranks of Thrones' very own Kristofer Hivju - who plays Tormund Giantsbane. The second time he goes back into Bran the Builder, the Stark predecessor who built the wall and created Winterfell.
A whole range of Whole Foods products are about to get cheaper thanks to Amazon's acquisition of Whole Foods Market on August 28. The union, which represents grocery workers, said the deal was "a threat to Whole Foods workers and their families".
The teams in Taiwan and in the United States congratulated each other excitedly for FORMOSAT-5 launched into space successfully. Moments before the first-stage touchdown the video link to the vessel froze, then reappeared and showed the rocket standing.
Customers can use the lockers to have products shipped from Amazon.com to their local Whole Foods Market for pickup or returns. Amazon says there'll be immediate price cuts on many grocery staples including vegetables, fruit, fish, meat and eggs.
Those remaining were threatened with death by the militants, according to aid organizations and residents who managed to leave. Iraqi forces have advanced into the centre of the Islamic State-held town of Tal Afar , military chiefs said.
Mohammed Shafi, who lives in a Rohingya refugee camp in Bangladesh, said his cousin in Myanmar had told him of the trouble. Kamal Hossain, a Rohingya elder in another, camp, said almost 700 families had arrived in Bangladesh in the past 11 days.
The University of Virginia Medical Center said it treated 19 patients - a number the city repeated in a news release. Those are questions that the city council should ask "as the ultimate authority over the city manager", he wrote.
Rashford maintains Man Utd's winning start
There is no question Leicester City improved down the stretch last season following the arrival of Craig Shakespeare to the bench. James battled his way back to form and fitness with the help of a highly successful loan spell with Barnsley last season.
Canceled rally does little to stem San Francisco fears
That rally saw a woman killed after an avowed white supremacist rammed his vehicle into a group of anti-racism counter-protesters. Scott Wiener, who represents San Francisco , said in a tweet that the press conference would be "illegal as they have no permit".
Reborn Nadal and Federer eye US Open swansong
His impressive win over Djokovic in May's Rome Masters final had him installed as a dark horse for the French Open . Federer , with his eyes set on the 2017 US Open , is excited to team up with Nadal, his longtime foe.
Samsung heir given five years in prison for bribery
Samsung heir's fate had been in troubling waters even since Park was taken down as the President earlier this year. After months of legal battles and courtroom drama, Samsung Vice Chairman and grandson of Samsung founder, Jay Y.