President Trump has slammed top intelligence leaders on Wednesday morning for being "wrong" about their new assessment on Iran's nuclear developments.
"The Intelligence people seem to be extremely passive and naive when it comes to the dangers of Iran. They are wrong!" Trump tweeted.
"When I became President Iran was making trouble all over the Middle East, and beyond. Since ending the terrible Iran Nuclear Deal, they are MUCH different, but ....a source of potential danger and conflict. They are testing Rockets (last week) and more, and are coming very close to the edge. There economy is now crashing, which is the only thing holding them back. Be careful of Iran. Perhaps Intelligence should go back to school!" he added.
On Tuesday, Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats and CIA Director Gina Haspel testified before the Senate Intelligence Committee and contradicte claims made by Trump.
They found that Iran is not currently seeking to develop its nuclear weapons capabilities, or "testing rockets" as the president so eloquently put it.
“We continue to assess that Iran is not currently undertaking the key nuclear weapons-development activities we judge necessary to produce a nuclear device,” the assessment reads.
"While we do not believe Iran is currently undertaking the key activities we judge necessary to produce a nuclear device, Iranian officials have publicly threatened to push the boundaries of JCPOA restrictions if Iran does not gain the tangible financial benefits it expected from the deal," Coats said Tuesday.
They also claim that ISIS is indeed still a threat, despite Trump's claims to the contrary.