- Mike Morell served in the CIA for more than 30 years
- Morell said he believes that a President Donald Trump "would be a threat to the nation"
The Axe Files, featuring David Axelrod, is a podcast distributed by CNN and produced at the University of Chicago Institute of Politics. The author works on the podcast.
(CNN)When political populists ride to victory on a wave of economic disaffection, as Donald Trump did so effectively last Tuesday, they often create more damage than they relieve, says the former acting director of the Central Intelligence Agency.