Can John Brennan Really Sue the President?

| Robert Eatinger
Robert J. Eatinger, Jr.
Former Senior Deputy General Counsel, CIA

On last Sunday’s Meet the Press, former Director of the Central Intelligence Agency, John Brennan said he was considering a court challenge to the President’s decision to revoke his security clearance.  How realistic is it that he’d be successful with such a suit?

The Cipher Brief asked Expert and former CIA Senior Deputy General Counsel Robert Eatinger to explore the likelihood that Brennan could do it…successfully….

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The Author is Robert J. Eatinger, Jr.

Bob is the founding Principal of SpyLaw Consulting for Business, LLC. Previously, Bob was the Senior Deputy General Counsel of the Central Intelligence Agency. He served as CIA’s Acting General Counsel from October 2013 to March 2014.  Before being named the Senior Deputy General Counsel, he served as CIA’s Deputy General Counsel for Operations from September 2009 to June 2013.  Bob also served on active duty in the United States Navy, Judge Advocate General’s Corps, and retired in... Read More

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