The president-elect had previously criticized intelligence agencies for laying the blame for the Democratic National Committee hacks on the Russians.
Former Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta spoke with Scott Pelley about the feud, saying that America’s national security is at stake.
“The first duty of the president is to protect our country and he cannot protect our country without the ability to get good intelligence on what our adversaries are up to,” Panetta said.
“That demands a relationship of trust and unfortunately I think I see a relationship in which that trust doesn’t exist right now.”
Watch the video above for more of Pelley’s interview with Panetta.