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Poll: Big majority of Americans side with Trump, not the media, on security clearances

Americans are backing President Donald Trump's decision to revoke the security clearance of former CIA Director John Brennan.

In a new Harvard CAPS/Harris poll, 59 percent of registered voters think Brennan should have lost his security clearance. Another 64 percent said that former FBI Director James Comey and others at the FBI who were fired or demoted for their actions should lose their clearances, The Hill reports.

On the broad question of whether former national security officials who become consultants and TV pundits should keep their security clearances, 60 percent of registered voters said they should lose them.

"An overwhelming majority of the public thinks that former officials should lose their security clearance, and believe that former officials like Brennan and Coney should no longer have any clearance," said Harvard CAPS/Harris Poll co-director Mark Penn.

"There would definitely be support for a wholesale policy revoking their clearances," he added.

President Trump was viciously attacked in the media as a "dictator" who was attacking free speech after he pulled Brennan's security clearance. This new poll confirms that most Americans don't listen to and don't care about the liberal media echo chamber.

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