Former CIA Director John Brennan says he’s “more and more embarrassed” to be a white man.
The remark was made on MSNBC Monday, throughout a dialog concerning the weekend’s Conservative Political Motion Convention, how the storming of the Capitol was interpreted, and the occasion’s concentrate on “cancel tradition.”
Host Nicolle Wallace questioned how Republicans might proclaim themselves the regulation and order get together within the aftermath of Capitol Police officer Brian Sicknick’s dying following the Jan. 6 mayhem.
“I’m more and more embarrassed to be a white male today with what I see different white males say,” Brennan stated.
“With only a few exceptions, like [Sen.] Mitt Romney, [Rep.] Liz Cheney, [Rep.] Adam Kinzinger, there are so few Republicans in Congress who worth reality, honesty, and integrity,” he added.
Former President Donald Trump was greeted with a standing ovation as he took the stage in Orlando, Fla., to declare that “our motion … is simply getting began.”
“I stand earlier than you in the present day to declare that the unimaginable journey we started collectively 4 years in the past is way from over,” Trump advised the enthusiastic crowd.
“Our motion of proud, hard-working American patriots is simply getting began,” he stated. “And ultimately we are going to win!”
Whereas making clear that he intends to stay a pressure within the Republican Occasion, Trump hinted at a attainable 2024 run for president.
Referring to Democrats, he stated, “I’ll even determine to beat them for a 3rd time,” drawing deafening cheers from attendees.
Former Sen. Claire McCaskill famous that Rep. Jim Jordan (R-Ohio) at CPAC accused Home Speaker Nancy Pelosi of rejecting a request to have the Nationwide Guard prepared earlier than Jan. 6.
“I’ve by no means seen so many whiny white males calling themselves victims as I noticed over the weekend at CPAC. These are all those that assume they’ve an enormous grievance from a place of serious privilege,” she stated.
In a 2014 interview with the New York Instances, then-CIA boss John Brennan infamously defended the company’s use of torture, following a scathing Senate report exhibiting this system didn’t produce helpful info and that the company misled White Home officers on that truth.
The Instances reported Brennan saying on the time that “enhanced interrogation methods” “had worth,” regardless of it being “unknowable” whether or not helpful info had been gleaned from it.