James Clapper urged Americans to be skeptical of the administration's explanation, reminding them of the intelligence failures that allowed the Iraq War.
"I think it's really regrettable that now the president and his supporters and others are advocating his [or her] unmasking," the former Director of National Intelligence James Clapper told CNN.
William Barr is "the president's hand – not the representative of the American people," Representative Adam Schiff warned.
"That's news to me," said James Clapper.
The former director of national intelligence responded to reports that President Donald Trump agreed to pay $2 million in medical bills for the return of Otto Warmbier.
"I think the White House denials are getting increasingly hollow," said former Director of National Intelligence James Clapper.
"They act like they are the victims, that they've done nothing wrong to deserve this."
The White House is considering revoking security clearances for a number of former top intelligence officials who have publicly criticized President Donald Trump, Sarah Huckabee Sanders announced Monday afternoon.
Russian leader Vladimir Putin is using President Donald Trump like an intelligence "asset," former Director of National Intelligence James Clapper said Monday.
The former director of national intelligence made the comments after Trump's informal meeting with Putin.
He says that there is no evidence that any country other than Russia was involved in hacking the 2016 election.
Sally Yates testified on Monday that she spoke to the White House several times and warned that Michael Flynn's actions left him open to Russian blackmail.
Comey says Trump's accusations are false and is worried about FBI credibility, 'New York Times' reports.
They said morale at the CIA and other agencies was already sagging because of disputes with Trump over whether Russian President Vladimir Putin ordered interference in the U.S. election.
A newcomer to politics, businessman Trump has been at odds with U.S. spy agencies for months, disputing their conclusions that Russia used hacking and other tactics.
Senate Armed Services Committee, chaired by John McCain, hears testimony on Russian election-related hacking.
Last month, the Chinese president traveled to the Azores to explore options.
Paul Ryan, Donald Trump and other Republicans are criticizing the FBI's decision regarding Clinton's use of email as secretary of state.
James Clapper said household devices could be used as surveillance tools.