According to The Daily Wire, President Donald Trump doubled down on the firing Intelligence Community Inspector General Michael Atkinson stating he is “terrible” and “a total disgrace.”
“As is the case with regard to other positions where I, as President, have the power of appointment … it is vital that I have the fullest confidence in the appointees serving as inspectors general,” Trump wrote.
Trump defended his decision to the press, saying Atkinson did “a terrible job” when he turned over a whistleblower complaint to congress.
“He took a fake report, and he brought it to Congress,” Trump said. You can read the full article here.