It IS customary for ex-President’s to get briefings on intelligence matters that they might ask about and for government agencies to sometimes reach out to past President’s for insight and opinions….
The question about Trump having access to US Intelligence info has been tossed around since Biden won the election….
Just a day or so ago the answer from the Biden admin was the Intelligence Community via the National Security Council would decide ….
THAT is NOT a good answer….
Dealing with a ex-President should have a answer from the current President who has the ability to designate who gets clearance’s to see government intelligence info (Trump allowed his Son-in-Law).
Biden has said he doesn’t think it’s a good idea to keep Donald Trump in the loop anymore due to his ‘erratic behavior unrelated to the insurrection’….
I’d also be worried the guy would try to make money off the stuff without regard to anything else….
Biden said in an interview on “CBS Evening News with Norah O’Donnell” that he does not believe Trump should still receive intelligence briefings “because of his erratic behavior unrelated to the insurrection,” referencing the Jan. 6 riot by Trump supporters at the U.S. Capitol.
Biden reiterated his belief that Trump represents an “existential threat” and “dangerous.” Asked about his worst fear if Trump continues to receive intelligence briefings, Biden declined to speculate but suggested he sees no value in Trump continuing to receive intelligence.
“I’d rather not speculate out loud. I just think that there is no need for him to have the intelligence briefings. What value is giving him an intelligence briefing? What impact does he have at all, other than the fact he might slip and say something?” Biden said.
The White House said earlier this week that its national security team is conducting a review to determine whether Trump should continue to receive intelligence briefings after having left office. CNN reported Thursday that the U.S. intelligence community would review any requests for intelligence briefings from Trump, in keeping with normal practice….