Republican Sen. Rand Paul tweeted Monday that he will ask President Donald Trump to revoke the security clearance of former CIA Director John Brennan, who criticized Trump's performance last week at the Helsinki summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin.
In an unusual move, Paul wrote that he will meet with Trump on Monday to discuss allegations that Brennan is "monetizing his security clearance" and "making millions of dollars divulging secrets to mainstream media." Paul added that he would ask Trump to revoke Brennan's clearance.
CNN has reached out to representatives for Brennan and has not yet received a response.
Revoking security clearance as a means for retaliation for political criticism is unusual.
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