He also said that the reports which are saying that his advisors were in constant communication with Russians known to US intelligence, are an attempt to cover-up the many mistakes made in Hillary Clinton's losing campaign.
"Leaks need to be investigated, but those investigations should be conducted in a manner that is not disparaging of our dedicated [intelligence community] professionals, nor destructive to the entire community", Clapper said in a statement Thursday, according to CNN.
"Rintrospective in response to the information being made public, Trump has lashed out at the media, blaming it for leaking the information "illegally" as a "[coverup] for a awful loss that the Democrats had under Hillary Clinton".
The Trump White House has been embroiled in an intelligence controversy since Gen. Michael Flynn was asked to resign from his position as the president's National Security Advisor.
Prom gives special needs youths, adults night to shine
Friday's event was the inaugural Night to Shine in the Northland and it was open to anyone older than 14 who has special needs. They will arrive in limousines to a paparazzi on the red carpet to get their makeup and hair done before the big night begins.
On Wednesday, former NSA intelligence analyst John Schindler provided some insight into the reaction of national security officials.
Schindler had written on Sunday that there was an increasing concern within the intelligence community over information security and the extent of the administration's ties to Russian Federation.
'Leaking, and even illegal classified leaking, has been a big problem in Washington for years, ' the president wrote.
The tweets says the following: "now we go nuclear".
James a surprise starter for Real Madrid vs Napoli
Maurizio Sarri and his Napoli team can take heart from the fact that Madrid do tend to struggle against Italian sides. Real would have the better scoring chances though made a mess of majority , and the halftime score stayed put at 1-1.
Previous reports have suggested that Trump's team is weighing a structural overhaul of some intelligence agencies. IC [intelligence community] war going to new levels. Trump is in a heated battle with the U.S. intelligence community, which has unleashed an unprecedented flood of leaks about ties between his administration and the Kremlin. Just got an [email from] senior [intelligence community] friend... "They will be caught!"
A spokesman for the Office of Director of National Intelligence said: "Any suggestion that the USA intelligence community is withholding information and not providing the best possible intelligence to the president and his national security team is not true".
The New York Times reported today that Mr Trump was considering appointing Stephen Feinberg, an Trump ally and financier, to lead a review of intelligence agencies that could substantially limit their independence.
Alastair Cook opens up more about England captaincy
He went 35 Test innings without a century between May 2013 and March 2015, but the milestones have continued to stack up. He orchestrated a graceful resignation, on his own terms, in his own time, and without controversy.