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Even some Republicans balk as Trump targets US spy chiefs

Jan 31, 2019 - CNN

(CNN) -- Even after two years, President Donald Trump's assaults on US spy chiefs are shocking coming from a commander in chief.

The President's Twitter barrage over a global threat matrix produced by US intelligence agencies that contradicts with his idiosyncratic worldview is hardly a surprise given his past behavior. His habit of fashioning a truth that fits his personal prejudices and goals over an objective version of reality has been an undercurrent to his political career.