White House prepares security-clearance revocations as 'distractions'


MSNBC—There's fresh evidence of the White House stockpiling presidential abuses as weapons of mass distraction.

John Brennan says he learned about security clearance revocation from White House press briefing. In his first live interview since news broke that his security clearance had been revoked, former CIA director John Brennan told MSNBC’s Rachel Maddow about how he learned about the revocation. “No one got in touch with me from the CIA since it was first noted that my security clearance was under review,” Brennan told the host. “I learned about it when somebody called me to tell me that [White House press secretary] Sarah Huckabee Sanders was announcing at the …