Recall former CIA operative turned third-party conservative presidential candidate, Evan McMullin who nearly defeated Donald Trump in Utah.
After fading into the post-election shadows, he’s re-emerged to defend the intelligence community for hiding information from President Trump, who he says is essentially an enemy of the state.
And now a conservative civil war could be upon us.
Here’s more from Breitbart…
Former CIA operative and 2016 third-party presidential candidate Evan McMullin took to Twitter and CNN on Wednesday to defend rogue intelligence agents who break the law to leak classified information, saying President Donald Trump “presents a threat to the country.”
In response to President Trump’s tweets earlier Wednesday, in which he alleged that elements of the Federal Bureau of Investigation and National Security Agency were engaged in “Russia”-style political operations, McMullin tweeted:
The obvious implication was that McMullin believes that intelligence and law enforcement agents are entitled to break the law based on their own views that the President of the United States is a threat to the Constitution and in cahoots with Russia.
Mcmullen reiterated his views on CNN, where he purported to speak for the concern of the agents doing the leaking: