CIA Director Mike Pompeo said on Saturday that President Trump's Twitter habits have actually helped his agency gather and understand intelligence.

Asked by Fox News's Bret Baier in a panel discussion at the Reagan National Defense Forum in Simi Valley, Calif., whether Trump's propensity for Twitter complicated the CIA's work, Pompeo demurred, saying that the agency has gathered important intelligence by observing how U.S. adversaries react to the president's tweets.

"I've actually seen it help us," he said. "I have seen things the president has put on his Twitter account actually have a real-world impact on our capacity to understand what's going on in other places in the world."

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