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.
Northbrook company's muscular dystrophy drug wins FDA approval
Duchenne's, a devastating muscle-wasting disease, affects some 15,000 patients in the United States, mostly young boys. By week 52, patients in the Emflaza group maintained an overall stability in average muscle strength.
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".
Giants release WR Victor Cruz after seven seasons
An undrafted free agent out of UMass, Cruz signed with the Giants in 2010 but didn't emerge as a star until 2011. Cruz had been relegated to the third wide receiver spot this season behind Odell Beckham Jr and Sterling Shepard.
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.
Senate Dems Hold the Floor to Oppose DeVos Confirmation
She was the only cabinet pick to come close to failure after Democrats successfully stalled and delayed her senate hearing. The aim of a marathon floor debate is to raise all the issues and concerns about DeVos, a major Republican donor from MI .