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Then-CIA Director Warned Of a ‘Right-Wing Coup’ As Trump Descended Into Madness After Losing To Biden

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More information in the forthcoming book Peril by The Washington Post’s Bob Woodward and Robert Costa is being reported by Business insider. According to the book, General Mark Milley wasn’t the only senior official worried about Donald Trump’s mental state after he lost the 2020 election to Joe Biden.

Then-CIA Director Gina Haspel reportedly discussed Trump’s plans and state of mind on November 10th.

“We are on the way to a right-wing coup. The whole thing is insanity. He is acting out like a six-year-old with a tantrum,” Haspel reportedly said.

The conversation reportedly occurred the day after Trump fired Defense Secretary Mark Esper. Haspel also said she feared being fired in the waning days of the administration as Trump descended into madness.

Read the full report at The Insider.