The “journalists” at CNN engage in a lot of wishful thinking that involves Donald Trump, none more so than the appropriately named Phil Mudd.
Last August, Mudd — whose credentials include having served as deputy director of the CIA’s Counterterrorist Center and the FBI’s National Security Branch — teased the tantalizing idea that the intelligence community was going to assassinate Trump for his disloyalty to them:
The government’s going to kill this guy. He defends Vladimir Putin. There are State Department and CIA officers coming home, and at Langley and at Foggy Bottom, CIA and State, they’re saying, “This is how you defend us?”
On Friday after the release of the Nunes FISA memo, Mudd was at it again. Insinuating that the president released the memo in the hopes of derailing the Mueller investigation (Mudd once worked under Mueller), he said the “boots” at the FBI (as opposed to the “suits”) weren’t going to take this sitting down…