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>>> WELCOME BACK.

PRESIDENT TRUMP TRAVELED TO CIA

HEADQUARTERS FOR HIS FIRST

OFFICIAL VISIT IN OFFICE.

>> AS YOU KNOW, I HAVE A RUNNING

WAR WITH THE MEDIA.

THEY ARE AMONG THE MOST

DISHONEST HUMAN BEINGS ON EARTH.

[ APPLAUSE ]

AND THEY SORT MADE IT SOUND LIKE

I HAD A FEUD WITH THE

INTELLIGENCE COMMUNITY, AND I

JUST WANT TO LET YOU KNOW, THE

REASON YOU'RE THE NUMBER ONE

STOP IS EXACTLY THE OPPOSITE.

>> PRESIDENT TRUMP DID IN FACT

LASH OUT IN INTELLIGENCE

AGENCIES IN THE WAKE OF CNN'S

REPORT THAT THE TOP OFFICIALS

BRIEFED HIM ON RUSSIAN CLAIMS

UNCORROBORATED ACCORDING TO A

RELIABLE BRITISH INTELLIGENCE

SOURCE THE KREMLIN CLAIMED THEY

HAD INFORMATION TO COMPROMISE

HIM.

QUOTE, INTELLIGENCE AGENCIES

SHOULD NEVER HAVE ALLOWED THE

FAKE NEWS TO CREEP INTO THE

PUBLIC.

ONE LAST SHOT AT ME.

ARE WE LIVING IN NAZI GERMANY?

CIA OFFICIALS KNOW WHO COMPARED

THEM TO NAZIS AND IT WASN'T THE

MEDIA.

DID THAT SPEECH DO ENOUGH TO

BURY THE HATCHET?

I'M JOINED BY CONGRESSMAN DEVON

NUNEZ OF CALIFORNIA.

GREAT TO HAVE YOU HERE.

>> THANK YOU SO MUCH.

>> USUALLY YOU'RE OUT IN

CALIFORNIA SO NICE TO HAVE YOU

HERE IN PERSON.

LET'S START BY PRESIDENT TRUMP'S

VISIT TO THE KLAY, AN

ORGANIZATION YOU KNOW SO WELL.

AN AIDE TO JOHN BRENNAN WHO WAS

THE CIA DIRECTOR UNTIL FRIDAY

PUT OUT AN EXTRAORDINARY

STATEMENTIZATION, QUOTE, FORMER

CIA DIRECTOR BRENNAN IS DEEPLY

SADDENED ANDAGE REMEMBERED BY

DONALD TRUMP'S DESPICABLE

DISPLAY OF SELF-AGGRANDIZEMENT

IN FRONT OF CIA'S MEMORIAL WALL

OF AGENCY HEROES.

WHAT DID YOU MAKE OF THE SPEECH

AND BRENNAN'S RESPONSE TO IT?

>> I FOUND OUT A FEW DAYS AGO

THAT DONALD TRUMP WAS PLANNING

TO GO TO THE AGENCY TO SWEAR IN

MIKE POMPEO BECAUSE THERE WAS AN

AGREEMENT IN THE SENATE THAT ALL

THE NATIONAL SECURITY FOLKS

WOULD BE APPROVED ON THE FIRST

DAY AND THAT DIDN'T HAPPEN, SO I

THINK IT'S IMPORTANT TO REMEMBER

THAT DONALD TRUMP HAD SCHEDULED

THAT IN ADVANCE IN ORDER TO

SWEAR IN MIKE POMPEO.

WELL, THE SCHEDULE WAS ALREADY

PLANLD.

I DON'T THINK HE WANTED TO

CHANGE HIS SCHEDULE AND HE WENT

OUT THERE HAND MET WITH THE CIA

AND I THINK HE WAS BRIEFED, AND,

YOU KNOW, THE AGENTS THAT WERE

THERE, THE CIA EMPLOYEES, THEY

WERE EXCITED TO BE THERE, AND IN

FACT I SPOKE TO A FEW LAST NIGHT

WHO I THOUGHT MAYBE WERE THERE

SO I WANTED TO GET THEIR OPINION

ON WHAT THEY THOUGHT HAND THEY

SAID WE DIDN'T GET A CHANTS TO

GO BECAUSE IT SOLD OUT SO

QUICKLY.

>> A LOT OF SEATS THERE.

>> 400 SEATS.

>> AND HE WAS RECEIVED WELL, SO

I THINK, THAT YOU KNOW, YOU'RE

GOING TO SEE AT THE HIGHEST

LEVEL OF THE PAST

ADMINISTRATION, AT THAT LEVEL I

THINK DONALD TRUMP HAD A LOT OF

PROBLEMS WITH AND I DON'T BLAME

HIM FOR HAVING A LOT OF

PROBLEMS.

THERE WERE A LOT OF LEAKS.

>> SO YOU -- YOU THINK THIS JOHN

BRENNAN'S RESPONSE AND ALSO JUST

HOW HE'S COMPORTED HIMSELF, YOU

HAVE AN ISSUE WITH IF?

>> LOOK, THE FORMER DIRECTOR IS

ENTITLED TO HIS OWN OPINION, BUT

THE FACT REMAINS THAT THERE WERE

A LOT OF LEAKS THAT OCCURRED

OVER THE COURSE OF THE LAST 60

TO 90 DAY IS BEFORE IN ELECTION

THAT MOST PEOPLE CAN ATTRIBUTE

BACK TO SOMEWHERE WITHIN THE

OBAMA ADMINISTRATION DIRECTLY OR

THE INTELLIGENCE COMMUNITY, BUT

WHAT PEOPLE ARE NOT TALKING

ABOUT, WHICH I THOUGHT DONALD

TRUMP SAID SOME THINGS THAT WERE

REALLY IMPORTANT YESTERDAY, HE

SHOWED AN UNDERSTANDING THAT THE

CIA IS THE TIP OF THE SPEAR.

WHEN THE CIA GETS THINGS RIGHT,

FEWER PEOPLE WILL DIE.

HE CALLED RADICAL ISLAMIC

TERRORISTS TERRORISTS.

HE SAID THEY ARE GOING TO GO OUT

AND KILL THE JIHADISTS AROUND

THE WORLD AND THEY WILL BE

ELIMINATE THE.

THOSE WERE MAJOR STATEMENTS THAT

HE MADE YESTERDAY THAT NOBODY IS

COVERING.

>> AND WHAT DO YOU MAKE -- JUST

TO NOTE JUST FOR OUR VIEWERS, WE

BELIEVE THAT MIKE POMPEO WILL BE

VOTED ON IN THE SENATE TO BE CIA

DIRECTOR TOMORROW EVENING,

MONDAY EVENING, AND IT LOOKS AS

THOUGH HE WILL CLEAR, HE WILL BE

CONFIRMED.

WHAT DO YOU MAKE OF THE

CRITICISM THAT IS STANDING IN

FRONT OF THE MEMORIAL WALL

TALKING ABOUT CROWD SIZES, THAT

THAT WAS INAPPROPRIATE?

>> YOU KNOW, LOOK, DONALD TRUMP

IS A CITIZEN POLITICIAN.

HE'S REALLY ENJOYING WHAT HE'S

DOING.

HE'S GOING TO TAKE THE MEDIA ON

EVERY SINGLE DAY.

HE'S NEVER BEEN IN POLITICS, AND

I THINK YOU -- YOU'RE GOING TO

SEE MORE OF THIS, AND I'VE SEEN

HIM ON THE CAMPAIGN TRAIL.

HE WAS JUST HAVING A GOOD TIME.

AS A MATTER OF FACT, THIS WEEK,

THIS PAST WEEK, INAUGURATION

WEEK, HE WAS SHOWING UP TO

EVENTS HE WASN'T EVEN SCHEDULED

TO BE AT.

I WAS AT A LUNCH, SUPPOSED TO BE

A SMALL LUNCH AND HE STAYED FOR

45 MINUTES AND TALKED AND HAD A

GOOD TIME AND SO, YOU KNOW, IT

WAS -- I THINK HE WAS JUST OUT

THERE TO SHOW SUPPORT FOR THE

AGENCY AND, OF COURSE, LIKE

DONALD TRUMP OFTEN DOES, HE --

HE'S A VERY SMART GUY AND HE

STARTS TO TALK ABOUT A LOT OF

DIFFERENT THINGS AND HAS FUN.

>> JUST TO BRING THIS UP ONE

MORE TIME BECAUSE I DON'T THINK

THIS POINT OF VIEW HAS BEEN

ADEQUATELY REFLECTED IN THE

PUBLIC, ESPECIALLY BY PEOPLE

LIKE YOU, WHO ARE PART OF THE

INTELLIGENCE COMMUNITY IN A

SENSE AND BEING CHAIRMAN OF THE

HOUSE INTELLIGENCE COMMITTEE.

THERE IS THIS FEUD AND HAS BEEN

THIS FEUD BETWEEN LEADERS OF THE

INTELLIGENCE COMMUNITY AND THE

OBAMA ADMINISTRATION AND

PRESIDENT TRUMP, AND YOU THINK

THAT PRESIDENT TRUMP IN SOME

WAYS HAS GOTTEN A BAD RAP ON IT,

THAT SOME OF THESE LEADERS HAVE

BEEN UNFAIR TO HIM.

>> WE DON'T KNOW WHERE THE LEAKS

CAME FROM.

>> I BROKE THE STORY AND I CAN

TELL YOU JOHN BRENNAN HAD

NOTHING TO DO WITH IT.

>> BUT THERE WERE HEY LOST LEAKS

THAT CAME -- AND IT'S NOT JUST

ON THE LAST STORY.

THIS GOES BACK FOR 90 DAYS, AND

SO, LOOK, AS, YOU KNOW, WE

ALWAYS DO, WE'LL LOOK INTO THE

LEAKS AND SEE IF WE FIND

SOMETHING, WHO KNOWS.

>> LET'S TALK ABOUT SOME OF

THESE INTELLIGENCE ISSUES WITH

MIKE POMP YORE BECAUSE SENATOR

BERNIE SANDERS IS PLANNING TO

OPPOSE HIM AND SOME DEMOCRATS

HAVE RAISED CONCERNS.

IN AN OP-ED POMP YORE WROTE,

THAT HE CO-AUTHORED, CONGRESS

SHOULD PASS A LAW

RE-ESTABLISHING COLLECTION OF

META DATA AND COMBING IT WITH

PUB

PUBLICLY AVAILABLE FINANCIAL AND

LIFESTYLE INFORMATION INTO A

COMPREHENSIVE SEARCHABLE

DATABASE

>> WE PASSED LEGISLATION TO FIX

THE META DATA AND IT WAS

BIPARTISAN AND MIKE POMPEO WAS

IN THAT AND VOTED FOR IT AND

VOTED OVERWHELMINGLY IN THE

HOUSE HAND SENATE SO I DON'T

THINK WE'LL GO BACK AND REVISIT

THE META DATA ISSUE.

WHAT SGL WHAT ABOUT THE

LIFESTYLE?

>> IF YOU LOOK AT LIFESTYLE OF

TERRORISTS, FOREIGN OR ABROAD,

ABSOLUTELY, BUT ON THE AMERICAN

PEOPLE, NO.

>> I WANT TO ALSO ASK ABOUT THE

FACT THAT OBAMACARE, YOU HEARD

CHUCK SCHUMER SAYING IN THE

PREVIOUS INTERVIEW THAT HE

THINKS THE DEMOCRATS HAVE HAD A

GOOD COUPLE OF WEEKS WITH

OBAMACARE BECAUSE REPUBLICANS,

IN HIS VIEW, ARE IN A PICKLE IN

HIS WORDS BECAUSE REPUBLICANS

DON'T KNOW WHAT TO REPLACE

OBAMACARE WITH BECAUSE SO MANY

ASPECTS OF OBAMACARE ARE

POPULAR.

THIS IS AN ISSUE THAT'S NORTHERN

TO YOU.

WHAT WILL REPLACE OBAMACARE?

>> YEAH.

I LOOK AT IT IN THREE BUCKETS.

HEALTH CARE IS VERY DIFFICULT IN

THIS COUNTRY TO GET RIGHT, SO

THERE'S GOING TO BE WHAT THE

ADMINISTRATION CAN DO WITH

OBAMACARE FIRST.

THAT'S GOING TO -- KIND OF ONE

BUDGET YOU'RE GOING TO HAVE THE

BUCKET ON WHAT WE CAN DO WITH

THE RECONCILIATION PROCESS WHICH

REQUIRES 50 VOTES PLUS ONE IN

THE SENATE, AND THEN YOU WILL

HAVE LONGER TERM ISSUES THAT

HAVE TO BE DEALT WITH THAT NEED

60 VOTES IN THE SENATE, SO A LOT

OF WHAT WE'RE DEALING WITH HERE

IS THE WAY THE SENATE IS

STRUCTURED, AND THAT'S WHY

YOU'RE -- YOU'RE -- THERE ARE A

LOT OF GOOD PLANS OUT THERE.

I THINK THE BIG DIFFERENCE

BETWEEN WHAT THE REPUBLICANS

WANT TO DO AND THE DEMOCRATS IS

THE DEMOCRATS WANT YOUR HEALTH

CARE TO BE RUN RIGHT HERE IN

WASHINGTON.

WE WANT THE INDIVIDUAL TO HAVE

HEALTH CARE, AND WE WANT EVERY

AMERICAN TO HAVE ACCESS TO

HEALTH CARE AND WE WANT THAT

HEALTH CARE TO BE DELIVERED

LOCALLY, NOT BY BIG GOVERNMENT

HERE IN WASHINGTON, D.C. BECAUSE

THEN YOU END UP WITH

CONSTITUENTS LIKE YOU SEE OUT IN

CALIFORNIA WHERE WE HAVE NO

SPECIALISTS WHO WILL SEE OUR

MEDICAL PATIENTS OR OUR

OBAMACARE PATIENTS AND THE

THAT'S NOT GOOD.

>> LET ME ASK YOU A QUESTION

ABOUT THIS OUTSTANDING ISSUE

THAT THERE'S STILL THESE FBI

INVESTIGATION INTO WHETHER

ASSOCIATES OF PRESIDENT TRUMP

HAD CONTACTS WITH THE KREMLIN.

THERE'S A "NEW YORK TIMES" STORY

TALKING ABOUT PAUL MANAFORT, THE

FORMER CAMPAIGN CHAIRMAN, ROGER

STONE PARKS LONGTIME TRUMP

CONFIDANT AND CARTER PAGE,

FORMER FOREIGN POLICY ADVISERS.

WHAT CAN YOU TELL US ABOUT THIS

INVESTIGATION AND THE

INTERCEPTED COMMUNICATIONS?

>> THEY WOULD HAVE TO NOTIFY ME,

THEY SHOULD IF THAT WAS THE CASE

AT SOME POINT.

WE HAVE NOT HEARD THAT, AND I

WOULD SAY THAT, YOU KNOW, WE

TAKE OUR JOB OF OVERSIGHT VERY

SERIOUSLY ON THE INTELLIGENCE

COMMITTEE.

WE WILL WORK IN A BIPARTISAN

MANNER, AND WE'VE REQUESTED A

LOT OF THE -- WE'VE REQUESTED

ALL OF THE INTELLIGENCE THAT

WENT INTO THE REPORT THAT WAS --

THAT WAS ISSUED HERE A COUPLE

WEEKS AGO.

WE HAVE YET TO GET THAT

INFORMATION.

THEY MADE IT AVAILABLE TO US ON

THURSDAY WHERE WE HAD TO GO OUT

TO THE CIA IN ORDER TO LOOK AT

IT.

THAT'S NOT WHAT WE ASKED FOR.

WE WANT THE INFORMATION AT THE

COMMITTEE SO THAT WE CAN COME

THROUGH IT SO WE CAN GET TO THE

BOTTOM OF THIS INTELLIGENCE

REPORT, WHETHER IT WAS PUT

TOGETHER PROPERLY OR NOT.

>> SO WHO IS HOLDING IT UP, THE

CIA, THE DIRECTOR OF NATIONAL

INTELLIGENCE?

>> IT WAS THE OBAMA STRAIGHT WHO

HADN'T GIVEN IT TO US AND ONLY

MADE IT AVAILABLE TO US IF WE

WENT OUT INTO THE AGENCY.

THAT'S NOT WHAT WE REQUESTED.

WE HAD IT DELIVERED TO THE

CONGRESS TO COME THROUGH THE

DATA TO REALLY UNDERSTAND WHAT

WENT INTO THIS RECORD AND

CLEARLY WE WILL -- WE WILL LOOK

AT ANYTHING AND EVERYTHING AND

WE'LL FOLLOW THE FACTS WHERE

THEY LEAD.

>> CONGRESSMAN, IT'S ALWAYS A

PLEASURE TO HAVE YOU ON THE

SHOW.

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