Schumer Says Trump "Dumb" To Cross Intelligence Community — Payback Likely - WhoWhatWhy

Schumer Says Trump “Dumb” To Cross Intelligence Community — Payback Likely

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Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer Photo credit: Third Way Think Tank / Flickr (CC BY-NC-ND 2.0)
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Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) let slip a terrifying reality when it comes to the power of our nation’s president over “executive branch” agencies like the CIA. In an interview Tuesday with MSNBC’s Rachel Maddow, Schumer said President-elect Donald Trump is “being really dumb” by taking on the intelligence community because if he does “they have six ways from Sunday at getting back at you.”

Just let that soak in for a minute.

One of the most powerful senators just admitted that it is “stupid” for a president to oppose the intelligence community, which he is in charge of, because it will “[get] back at you.”

Maddow, perhaps realizing the gravity of what he just said, questioned Schumer further asking skeptically: “what do you think the intelligence community would do, if they were motivated to?”

“I don’t know… but from what I am told, they are VERY upset with how he has treated them and talked about them…,” Schumer said.

We recently pointed out that despite Trump’s use of “outsider” rhetoric, he seems to be already embracing many aspects of the Deep State — maybe without his even knowing the concept. We also pointed out that “he would not be the first president who ended up ceding power to these elements while in office — or, by resisting their influence, found himself out of power one way or another.”

Apparently Senator Schumer knows what we’re talking about.

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14 responses to “Schumer Says Trump “Dumb” To Cross Intelligence Community — Payback Likely”

  1. Avatar Fred Goraieb says:

    Schumer is right to say Trump is stupid for crossing these guys. They (the boys from the CIA) know a thing or two about deposing people who stand in their way, or challenge their authority. JFK, Nixon (I believe the CIA had a hand in getting Nixon to resign. Alex Haig ring a bell? He was CIA), and president Carter – (he tried to neuter the CIA). If history teaches us anything, it is that the USA is run by a shadow government, and that shadow government is the CIA and the bankers who control the entire operation. Trump will find out soon enough if his folly will cost him his presidency, or his ability to get anything done.

  2. Avatar Libertybellle says:

    Schumer outed the seditious CIA.
    And he thinks Trump is dumb?

  3. (Comment by reader @ef4207514) the intel depart needs a house cleaning how often are they wrong?

  4. Avatar Ed Sessions III says:

    JFK decided to get out of Vietnam and everything points towards defense contractors would lose billions of dollars in revenue if JFK pulled out of Nam so they had him killed. They knew LBJ would expand the war and step up the bombing.

  5. Avatar freeman says:

    cia= puppet scum bags.

  6. Avatar Grrrrrr... says:

    Schumer is the new Joe Biden. Always engaging his mouth before his brain.

  7. Avatar Backwoods Engineer says:

    Unbelievable. A sitting US Senator, minority leader no less, is ADMITTING knowledge that the CIA wreaks retribution on ELECTED officials who cross them? What does Schumer know and when did he know it? Which elected officials were targeted by the CIA? What did they do to these officials? What has been threatened against President-Elect Trump? What are the specifics? Where did Schumer learn them? Is he involved? If so, how?

    Perhaps the Schumer really will hit the fan.

  8. Avatar Artfuldgr says:

    I wonder what will happen to him now… heh…
    spilling the beans on them is worse than saying you would revamp them…
    the revamp might never happen, but these beans like genies can’t go back into the bottle

  9. Avatar stupiddy says:

    The CIA is our intelligence. Without it we have no intelligence. America would be like a chicken with its head cut off. Is that what we want?

    Or do we want a nation who overthrows evil dictators like Allende, Mossadegh, and replaces them with our own people who being “exceptional” govern behind the scenes in nations like Chile and Iran and Iraq, Libya, Yemen, Syria, Afghanistan, Brazil, Honduras, El Salvador….oh I could go on and on ….. America has its troops in 75% of all nations in the world, this not only provides stability on Earth, but also in the event of an attack by extraterrestrial beings from another galaxy who seek to undermine our freedoms and steal our resources, (they love our coffeee and cigarrettes).

    We must have a unified front, against these beings, much in the same way that we have today against the evil Putin and all the people in Russia (about 85%) who support him. Clearly the people of Russia need to be sent to reeducation centers where they can learn the basics in becoming exceptional and CIA has the means to do just that. Through waterboarding, torture, humiliation, sleep deprivation the Russian people can learn the value of exceptionalism because no other species would do that to another species so elaborately and elegantly than the American People. We are so exceptional, that we are not only Americans but an higher form of life on the planet and all must be subjugated by our rule.

    Why can’t people like Trump and Kennedy see that?

  10. Avatar Vierotchka says:

    Think what happened to JFK, and the hold that the CIA has had on Obama from his very first day in office.

    • Avatar Kathleen says:

      “…the hold that the CIA has had on Obama…”

      Consider this scenario: Obama ***IS*** a CIA planted stooge, being given the life of Reilly as payment. Obama, being a gay muslim mulatto who is “married” to a transvestite with two adopted children and having been born in Africa, is easily controllable and does the bidding of the CIA-Bush-Clinton-Soros-FED geopolitical crime cabal.

  11. Avatar Chripster says:

    Not sure why this is not bigger news. May assign some creditability to the Kennedy Killing Conspiracy group. In any event this a dangerous threatening statement made by a senator about the President. An implied threat; at best stupid, should be called to the public’s attention.

  12. Avatar amuncat says:

    All I know is that JFK threatened to break the CIA into little pieces and scatter them in the wind. He died shortly after.

    That aside, we can’t let the rogue body govern our country, get us involved in wars, conflicts and regime changes. They are not us, they have their own agenda and are representative of the military industrial complex that Eisenhower warned us about. They are accountable to no one, and with an unlimited budget. They have their own agenda of supporting the corporate/NWO agenda – time to take them down too. Drain the swamp!

    • Avatar Mij Swerdna says:

      Spot on!

    • Avatar Artfuldgr says:

      So what you’re saying is the CIA relied on a Russian defector to Soviet Union, who married a Russian woman, came back to fight for Castro and…

      maybe the CIA is really the KGB in cyrillic…
      [or the nkvd, ogpu, gru, fsb, Kamera (section 13), etc]

      It’s sad that you think of your fellow man who chooses to make less money with expertise than in the private market to fight for the US… I bet your idea of military officers and enlisted is like those movies they make…