- Mike Rogers: Trump, intel community locked in public conflict; unusual for incoming administration, and dangerous
- He says clashes could drive away key intelligence workers, make foreign assets unwilling to risk helping US
Mike Rogers is a CNN national security commentator, the host of CNN's "Declassified" TV series, and is the past chairman of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence. The views expressed are his own.
(CNN)As the 2016 election receded and the New Year began, there emerged a curious confrontation between the President-elect and the intelligence communities.