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    Quote Originally Posted by annabenedetti View Post
    Not gonna jump through your hoops, you're being intentionally obtuse.
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    During a statement to reporters on Monday, National Security Adviser H.R. McMaster stated*Washington Post*report*that President Trump revealed highly classified information to Russia’s foreign minister is “false.”

    McMaster said, “The story that came out tonight, as reported is false. The president and the foreign minister reviewed a range of common threats to our two countries, including threats to civil aviation. At no time, at no time, were intelligence sources or methods discussed, and the president did not disclose any military operations that were not already publicly known. Two other senior officials who were present, including the secretary of state, remember the meeting the same way and have said so. Their on the record accounts should outweigh those of anonymous sources. And I was in the room, it didn’t happen.”

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    Tucker Carlson: Media "Degrading" Themselves Over Trump; "Stumbling Around In Sightless Rage, Screaming
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    Quote Originally Posted by Danoh View Post
    The man is headed for Treason; he simply can not help his long since out of control need to preen.

    He is that given over to that reprobate mind warned against at the end of Romans chapter one - Narcissism at its' raging worst: self-inflicted destruction.
    Indeed ... hopefully, for the sake of our nation, he will be relieved of office (via impeachment or resignation) sometime in the very near future.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Nick M View Post
    Soooo, he revealed what was in the public domain?
    Quote Originally Posted by LT. GEN. H.R. McMASTER, NATIONAL SECURITY ADVISER
    I have a brief statement for the record. There is nothing that the president takes more seriously than the security of the American people. The story that came out tonight as reported is false. The president and the foreign minister reviewed a range of common threats to our two countries, including threats to civil aviation.

    At no time, at no time, where intelligent sources or methods discussed. And the president did not disclose any military operations that were not already publicly known. Two other senior officials who were present, including the Secretary of the State, remember the meeting the same way and have said so. Their on the record accounts should outweigh anonymous sources. I was in the room. It didn't happen.
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    Liberals are claiming that Mcmaster wasn't specific enough or he didn't directly address the articles claims despite the fact that he clearly affirmed that only publicly known operations were discussed.

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    Quote Originally Posted by jeffblue101 View Post
    Liberals are claiming that Mcmaster wasn't specific enough or he didn't directly address the articles claims despite the fact that he clearly affirmed that only publicly known operations were discussed.
    That's all the matters. No need to answer insane claims of a fake news outlet.

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    Richard Engel(@NBCNews Chief Foreign Correspondent)Twiiter
    Us intel official says Trump talked abt isis interest in laptops, which is why laptops of such concern these days. Says not new info

    Us intel official tells me trump told russians about laptop airline threat. Told it wasnt anything they didnt already know. @washingtonpost

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    Trump has you all well-trained. He has you just where he wants you - don't believe anyone but him.

    It isn't what McMcaster said so much as what he didn't - since he didn't deny that information that was not authorized for dissemination even to our allies was shared with the Russians. From the original WaPo report:

    "H
    e described how the Islamic State was pursuing elements of a specific plot and how much harm such an attack could cause under varying circumstances. Most alarmingly, officials said, Trump revealed the city in the Islamic State’s territory where the U.S. intelligence partner detected the threat."

    McMaster didn't deny that.

    Meanwhile, just like he did to his staff trying to explain Comey's firing, Trump just threw McMaster under the bus:






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    https://pjmedia.com/trending/2017/05...ligence-story/
    So, rewriting the lede with this, we have: "President Trump revealed highly classified information to the Russian foreign minister and ambassador, as reported by unnamed sources who are current officials, or who were Obama administration officials, and who were not present at the meeting."

    Let's go further. Later in the story, it's reported:

    Trump went on to discuss aspects of the threat that the United States learned only through the espionage capabilities of a key partner. He did not reveal the specific intelligence-gathering method, but he described how the Islamic State was pursuing elements of a specific plot and how much harm such an attack could cause under varying circumstances. Most alarmingly, officials said, Trump revealed the city in the Islamic State’s territory where the U.S. intelligence partner detected the threat.

    Okay, remember the emphasized part, and let's move to the next paragraph:

    The Washington Post is withholding most plot details, including the name of the city, at the urging of officials who warned that revealing them would jeopardize important intelligence capabilities.


    So, now what we know is that these anonymous sources were so alarmed about what Trump told the Russians that they immediately got in touch with Washington Post reporters and ... revealed the same information to them?
    this guy has a point, it doesn't make much sense that a leaker would reveal such detailed classified information to a reporter.

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    Quote Originally Posted by annabenedetti View Post
    Trump has you all well-trained. He has you just where he wants you - don't believe anyone but him.

    It isn't what McMcaster said so much as what he didn't - since he didn't deny that information that was not authorized for dissemination even to our allies was shared with the Russians. From the original WaPo report:

    "H
    e described how the Islamic State was pursuing elements of a specific plot and how much harm such an attack could cause under varying circumstances. Most alarmingly, officials said, Trump revealed the city in the Islamic State’s territory where the U.S. intelligence partner detected the threat."[FONT=Helvetica]

    McMaster didn't deny that.
    He did! What part of "military operations that were not already publicly known" don't you understand. a classified city location would contradict Mcmaster's claim. liberals like yourself are playing a silly game of semantics.

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    Quote Originally Posted by annabenedetti View Post
    Trump has you all well-trained. He has you just where he wants you - don't believe anyone but him.

    It isn't what McMcaster said so much as what he didn't - since he didn't deny that information that was not authorized for dissemination even to our allies was shared with the Russians. From the original WaPo report:

    "H
    e described how the Islamic State was pursuing elements of a specific plot and how much harm such an attack could cause under varying circumstances. Most alarmingly, officials said, Trump revealed the city in the Islamic State’s territory where the U.S. intelligence partner detected the threat."

    McMaster didn't deny that.

    Meanwhile, just like he did to his staff trying to explain Comey's firing, Trump just threw McMaster under the bus:



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    Quote Originally Posted by jeffblue101 View Post
    He did! What part of "military operations that were not already publicly known" don't you understand. a classified city location would contradict Mcmaster's claim. liberals like yourself are playing a silly game of semantics.
    You say silly game, I say deadly serious breach.

    How many serious voices will you ignore in your desperation to believe that Trump is sentient?

    The Cipher Brief: How is this likely to affect intelligence sharing with our allies, our partners? Will it be disruptive? Is this likely to have a negative impact on future intelligence sharing?

    Michael Morell, Former Acting Director, CIA: I think that one of the potentially damaging impacts of President Trump’s disclosure is its impact on our partners who share with us. There is something in the Intelligence Community that we call the third country rule. The third country rule says that when one country gives another country intelligence, the receiving country can’t share that intelligence with a third country without the originating country’s approval. That was violated in this case. What the President did here is going to send a signal to all countries that they need to be extremely careful about what they share with the United States, particularly sensitive information. It’s going to give them pause about whether they should share with the United States or not. That is potentially damaging to U.S. national security.

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    Quote Originally Posted by annabenedetti View Post
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    Meanwhile, just like he did to his staff trying to explain Comey's firing, Trump just threw McMaster under the bus:
    how exactly do those tweets contradict Mcmaster?
    Mcmaster
    The president and the foreign minister reviewed a range of common threats to our two countries, including threats to civil aviation.
    At no time, at no time, where intelligent sources or methods discussed. And the president did not disclose any military operations that were not already publicly known.

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    As President I wanted to share with Russia (at an openly scheduled W.H. meeting) which I have the absolute right to do, facts pertaining to terrorism and airline flight safety. Humanitarian reasons, plus I want Russia to greatly step up their fight against ISIS & terrorism



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