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Monday, 15 May 2017 20:00

McMaster on WaPo claim Trump gave Russians highly classified info: “I was in the room, it didn’t happen”

Written by  William A. Jacobson

“The story that came out tonight as reported is false.”

The Washington Post ran a story late this afternoon claiming Donald Trump, in his meeting with Russian Foreign Minister and Ambassador, disclosed highly classified information, including sources and methods.

Despite the length of the story, the allegations of substance are all in this single paragraph:

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.

From that, WaPo argues:

The identification of the location was seen as particularly problematic, officials said, because Russia could use that detail to help identify the U.S. ally or intelligence capability involved. Officials said the capability could be useful for other purposes, possibly providing intelligence on Russia’s presence in Syria. Moscow would be keenly interested in identifying that source and perhaps disrupting it.

Russia and the United States both regard the Islamic State as an enemy and share limited information about terrorist threats.

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THE Washington Post lies, the New York Times lies, Huffington Post and Yahoo lie consistently. They are liberals, they have no morals, only objectives.

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I do not believe the Washington Post. Does anyone really think our President would disclose secrets to Russia? You might not like Trump but this is not his character. Hopefully someday, the print media will print the truth, in the meantime as I will always state, Please let's all get on our knees in prayer to Jesus Christ to continue to guide President Trump, to once again make our Republic as great as it once was. Thanks. Art LeBeau, Villa Ridge, MO. (Christian & Conservative)

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doesn't matter what was said -- the news will always be against him -- it start during the campaign and will continue until his term is over --

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And still so many idiots in this country have allowed themselves to be enraged by the lies as they have been reported. WHat a sad state of affairs we have created for ourselves.

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That rag needs to be shut down for printing lies and outright propaganda.

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Too funny.. The press light up the white house lawn in anticipation.... All they get is what everyone with more than an ounce of common sense already saw coming. "Didn't happen, I was there,... see ya'"
Gonna have to find some more reliable 'secret sources'... The ones in the room ain't backing them..

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Washington Post is just one of many leftist run newspapers that lie each & every day.

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Stan Drake Written by Stan Drake
May 15, 2017
5 comments. That shows you the level of interest most Americans have in the fake news printing, false narrative feeding, spin doctoring garbage the WAPO cranks out of it's sausage grinding newsroom. Please WAPO if you want to become a respectable newspaper start reporting the truth without bias and then allow your readers to draw their own conclusions. Put away the baby spoon- no one needs it!
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Soooo Secret ... so why did the media run with it to destroy our relationships with our allies.??? (We know the answer).
I'm 79 and when I worked on projects having coded clearances (1960's through 80's)... a hint of a leak had the leaker and recipient in jail before they got home. I suspect their stay until release was not short or pleasant for sure.

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Harry Townsend Written by Harry Townsend
May 15, 2017
Hey Washington Post, There is nothing we could have given Russia that they didn't already know. Dumb asses!

William Von Huben Written by William Von Huben
May 15, 2017
Something is serious wrong with the story, Washington Post names McMaster as the source. McMaster says he was in the room and that is not what was said and there was no classified information mentioned. Now if Washington Post is right then McMaster is the leaker, if McMaster is right then Washington Post is writing FAKE NEWS and what is disturbing is they are out right lying and someone should be prosecuted and sent to jail. If that should happen I believe FAKE NEWS will stop because they know they are going to be prosecuted and it will be all over the other news sources who will keep away from that source.

Memo to Patrick Leahy: I'm more afraid of how Congress is handling and classifying intelligence than President Trump! A number of Democrats let Muslim terrorists work on their computers and likely had their working papers and US intelligence materials compromised. Wonder where all that information went to. Better yet is there an investigation and if not, why not? Right now Congress especially Wasserman Schultz doesn't seem able to handle classified appropriately!

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Does anyone actually read the WAPO? And if the read it do they actually believe it? FAKE NEWS AT IT'S WORST!

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This is just another BS story from the Washington COMPOST. Are they aligned or owned by the same dip shit that owns CNN? Wouldn't surprise me!!!!

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MA Dunn Written by MA Dunn
May 15, 2017
Who believes these liars??? There is no reason for this "news"? to exist!! Smarten Up Americans!! IF you are a democrat rat-a-tat-rat please understand you are being lied to by your own party!!! They have been lying to you for years! Now that a true American businessman is in the White House, your democratic ? (they are not really democratic!!) are trying to destroy America!! Don't let them do that...next Election VOTE REPUBLICAN!!

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