Most recently, Ohr has come under scrutiny for his alleged dealings with the author of the anti-Trump dossier and potentially secret meetings with Glenn Simpson of Fusion GPS.
Whoever knowingly, with the intent to retaliate, takes any action harmful to any person, including interference with the lawful employment or livelihood of any person, for providing to a law enforcement officer any truthful information relating to the commission or possible commission of any Federal offense, shall be fined under this title or imprisoned not more than 10 years, or both.
"This action is part of a broader effort by Mr. Trump to suppress freedom of speech & punish critics".
Trump discussed his intention to revoke security clearances while speaking to reporters Friday before he left the White House for a fundraiser on Long Island.
The White House has drafted more documents to revoke the security clearances of current and former officials who have been critical of President TrumpDonald John TrumpNFL players stand in tunnel during anthem, extending protests 12 former top intel officials blast Trump's move to revoke Brennan's security clearance NYT: Omarosa believed to have as many as 200 tapes MORE, The Washington Post reported Friday.
"I don't know McRaven", Trump said.
Burr says if it is political conjecture, Trump has full authority to pull Brennan's clearance.
In August 2016, just two days after Brennan briefed Senator Harry Reid and other members on Russian interference in the election, the Nevada senator wrote a letter to then-FBI director James Comey, calling the FBI to investigate Trump's campaign.
"I think that whole - I call it the rigged witch hunt - is a sham".
Former CIA director John Brennan found himself in hot-water Friday after publishing an op-ed piece claiming the President "colluded" with Russian Federation, with a top GOP senator saying the comments may constitute an "intelligence breach".
All materials, including briefing reports and memos, audio/video presentations, PowerPoint presentations and any other records, used by CIA Director Brennan and/or other CIA officials to brief Senator Reid and/or members of his staff on alleged "collusion" between the Trump presidential campaign and Russian Federation.
Trump added that Special Counsel Robert Mueller is also "highly conflicted".
Besides Gates, those signing the letter included former CIA directors William H. Webster, George J. Tenet, Porter Goss, Michael V. Hayden, Leon E. Panetta and David H. Petraeus; former director of national intelligence James R. Clapper Jr.; and former deputy CIA directors John McLaughlin, Stephen Kappes, Avril Haines, David Cohen and Michael Morell.
They said they did not necessarily concur with all the opinions expressed by Brennan, or the way in which he expressed them.
"I don't think it advances the criminal obstruction case, but I think it's factually relevant", said Mark Zaid, a national security attorney.
Trump challenged the suggestion that he was trying to silence critics by taking away security clearances.