"This is either naivete or ignorance or fear — what trump does against the Russians," said Brennan was in the program State of the Union. No evidence of his allegations, the former head of the CIA did not, noting that trump is allowing Putin to get away for Russia's intervention in the US presidential election in 2016.
Brennan along with former Director of national intelligence James Clapper commented on the statements of trump on his conversation with Putin held on Friday, November 10, at the APEC summit in the Vietnamese da Nang.
Clapper has now said that "Russian and Chinese feel that they could influence" on the President of the United States.
Brennan and Clapper have repeatedly criticized trump. As noted by RBC, in July 2017, they said that the policy of trump, despite his election promises, will do great not America, and Russia.
At a press conference in Vietnam, trump said he was not going to argue with Putin on the issue of Russia's interference in U.S. elections. "Every time I (Putin) see, he said to me: "I didn't do it", and I believe that he means it," said the American leader.
Traps, noted that Putin is "extremely offended" by the suggestion that Moscow was trying to influence the outcome of elections in the United States. "President Putin very strongly, categorically denies that this has any relevance. You need not to enter into debates about this and start talking about Syria and Ukraine", — said the head of the White house.
Recall that during the APEC summit in Vietnam the meeting between Putin and trump, the preparation of which was repeatedly reported by both sides, did not take place. Presidents only exchanged short remarks.2.*
Full-fledged negotiations between the presidents of Russia and the United States did not take place due to unusual demands made by the us delegation, said yesterday the press-Secretary of Putin Dmitry Peskov. "We tried to negotiate a separate full-scale meeting, and this work was carried out according to Protocol and other channels," he said.