>> These are really special, amazing people.>> US President, Donald Trump, making amends with the CIA on his first full day as Commander-in-Chief after a month's long feud.>> There is nobody that feels stronger about the intelligence community and the CIA than Donald Trump.>> A day after his inauguration, Trump seeking to leave no doubt with officers that he supports their work.
>> I am with you 1,000%. You're gonna get so much backing, maybe you're gonna say please, don't give us so much backing.>>
Mr. President, please, we don't need that much backing.>> Leading up to his presidency, Trump engaged in an unprecedented public dispute with the CIA and other intelligence agencies over their conclusion that Russia hacked the Democratic National Committee in the 2016 campaign to help him prevail.
But in his remarks at CIA headquarters in Langley, Virginia, he blamed the media.>> And they sort of made it sound like I had a feud with the intelligence community. And I just wanna let you know, the only reason your number one stop is exactly the opposite, exactly.
And they understand that too.>> It wasn't the only shot at the media on Saturday. Trump said they also misrepresented the attendance numbers at his inauguration, which he said were 1 to 1.5 million. Adding believed, aerial photos of the crowd were faked. Trump press secretary Sean Spicer taking the media to task afterwards.
>> These attempts to lessen the enthusiasm of the inauguration are shameful and wrong. The CIA operating without a leader after former director, John Brennan, resigned effective Friday. And as Trump's nominee Congressman Mike Pompeii, awaits confirmation by the Senate.>>