This is the transcript of the exchange at the end of the interview:
LAURA INGRAHAM: Have we ever tried to meddle in other countries’ elections?
JAMES WOOLSEY: Oh, probably. But it was for the good of the system, in order to avoid the communists from taking over.
LAURA INGRAHAM: Yeah.
JAMES WOOLSEY: For example, in Europe in ’47, ’48, ’49, the Greeks and the Italians, we — CIA —
LAURA INGRAHAM: We don’t do that now, though? We don’t mess around in other people’s elections, Jim?
JAMES WOOLSEY: Well, mmm, yum, yum, yum, never mind. Only for a very good cause.
LAURA INGRAHAM: Can you do that — let’s do a vine video and — as former CIA director. I love it.
JAMES WOOLSEY: Only for very good cause —
LAURA INGRAHAM: OK.
JAMES WOOLSEY: — in the interests of democracy.
Love the honesty. Any question?
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