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Incoming President Donald Trump is right to question Washington’s basic credibility AP Photo/Patrick Semansky
Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump stands onstage as he listens to his son Donald Trump, Jr., speak during a rally at Ohio University Eastern Campus in St. Clairsville, Ohio, Tuesday, June 28, 2016. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

When last month the CIA concluded that Russia had interfered in the U.S. election, Donald Trump responded, “These are the same people that said Saddam Hussein had weapons of mass destruction.”

Since then, so many politicians and pundits, particularly on the left, have mocked the president-elect for daring to compare the two. They question Trump’s ability to serve as Commander-in-Chief because doesn’t blindly accept what intelligence officials report.

But why should Trump automatically trust them?

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