Tuesday, May 16, 2017

McMaster says Trump's disclosure was 'wholly appropriate' - latimes

The White House national security advisor again denied that President Trump improperly shared classified information with Russian diplomats in an Oval Office meeting last week, seeking to quell growing criticism of Trump's reported disclosure.

Speaking to reporters at the White House, H.R. McMaster called Trump's conversation “consistent with the routine sharing of information” between the president and a foreign power.

McMaster said Trump "wasn't even aware" of the source of the information and again called "the premise" of a Washington Post report that Trump had improperly shared highly classified intelligence "false."

“It is wholly appropriate for the president to share whatever information he thinks is to the advancement of the security of the American people,” McMaster said. - Read More

McMaster: It was 'wholly appropriate' for Trump to share intelligence with Russians


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