Judge Jeanine Targets 'Bozo' James Clapper: A 'Liar and Leaker' Just Like Comey


Constitutional law professor Jonathan Turley said that James Clapper could have a "serious problem" legally if he leaked information to CNN about the Trump-Russia dossier.

Clapper, the former director of national intelligence, said in a March 12 CNN interview that he had no contact with anyone from the media until after he left the government.

The House Intelligence Committee, though, found in a heavily redacted report that he provided "inconsistent testimony" about his contacts with the media regarding information leaks.

Turley said on "Fox & Friends" Monday that if Clapper did in fact inform CNN about the briefing former FBI director James Comey had with the president about the dossier, "then he has a serious problem."

The House Intelligence Committee report also noted that Clapper, who is now a national security analyst for CNN, "admitted that he might have spoken with other journalists about the same topic."

"There seems to be a lack of attention at the conduct of both [James Clapper and James Comey]," Turley said. "They released this information for personal, perhaps political [reasons], but not for the public interest."

Turley added that Comey told the president that CNN was looking for a "hook" in order to run the story regarding the existence of the salacious dossier.

"That hook ultimately became that briefing with Comey. ... But CNN reported that high-level people had confirmed this information with them. If one of those individuals is Clapper, then he has a serious problem. He could be accused again of perjury," said Turley. 

Clapper was accused of perjury previously for testimony in March 2013 about mass surveillance by the NSA. 

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