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Lawmakers express shock and concern about Trump disclosure of classified information
“The chaos” in the Trump administration “creates a worrisome environment,” said Sen. Bob Corker (R-Tenn.).
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Trump’s backstop against the classified information story: His base doesn’t trust the media
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On the campaign trail, Trump was very worried about revealing America’s secrets
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Chief Justice John G. Roberts Jr. cited the state’s changed political scene in the order and noted the justices’ did not address the merits of the case.
 
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