News Alert: National security adviser McMaster says that what Trump discussed with Russians was ‘wholly appropriate’

Answering questions from the White House press corps, Lt. Gen. H.R. McMaster repeatedly defended President Trump’s meeting with the Russian foreign minister and ambassador, and declined to discuss whether what was shared was classified or not. He claimed that the president was unaware of what country provided the material discussed, and played down concerns that the president was jeopardizing intelligence relationships with U.S. allies.

 
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News Alert Tue., May. 16, 2017 12:25 p.m.
 
 
National security adviser McMaster says that what Trump discussed with Russians was ‘wholly appropriate’
Answering questions from the White House press corps, Lt. Gen. H.R. McMaster repeatedly defended President Trump’s meeting with the Russian foreign minister and ambassador, and declined to discuss whether what was shared was classified or not. He claimed that the president was unaware of what country provided the material discussed, and played down concerns that the president was jeopardizing intelligence relationships with U.S. allies.
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