President Trump reportedly divulged classified national security information to the Russian ambassador when the two met at the White House last week.
According to one U.S. official, “This is code-word information.” Also saying that Trump “revealed more information to the Russian ambassador than we have shared with our own allies.”
On Trump sharing classified info to Russian officials. “This is code-word information,” said an official.
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There will be a lot of fallout over this, particularly on the back of Trump’s firing of FBI Director James Comey last week, according to the president himself, because of the “Russia and Trump thing.”
Members of Congress on both sides of the aisle find this news unwelcome to say the least.
This story will be updated as more information becomes available.