Obama CIA Director To Top Officials: Don’t Work for Trump Administration

'You may want to keep a draft letter [of resignation} in your desk drawer,' he says

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Former CIA Director Michael Hayden said in a new interview that he would advise against working for the Trump administration, Yahoo News reported.

Hayden said in a Yahoo podcast that he’s had difficulty watching top officials try to defend President Trump.

“The longer they were in the administration, the more their personal credentials were being threatened,” Hayden said. “At what point do you stop being a guard rail and become an enabler and a legitimizer?”

Although Hayden advised former colleagues against serving under Trump, he said younger people who want to join the government should remember their “moral thresholds” and “take notes,” something that former FBI Director James Comey did to counter claims made by Trump.

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