Published: Fri, May 19, 2017
Global Media | By Meredith Barber

Another viewpoint: If Clinton did what Trump has done

Another viewpoint: If Clinton did what Trump has done

Trump shared highly classified information with the Russian foreign minister and Russian ambassador to the United States in a White House meeting last week, The Washington Post first reported Monday. They also claim that Trump revealed the city within the Islamic State group territory where the threat was found out, which some believe will put the informant's life in danger.

According to the report, Trump allegedly shared intel that was supplied by a US partner through a "highly sensitive" sharing arrangement about the fight to counter the Islamic State group.

"As President I wanted to share with Russian Federation (at an openly scheduled W.H. meeting) which I have the absolute right to do, facts pertaining to terrorism and airline flight safety", Trump said on Twitter. It's as if Clinton set up an unsecured email server. and then used it to send classified information directly to foreign hackers from her personal account.

View Donald Trump's tweets about leaking classified intel below. "As President I wanted to share with Russian Federation (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 Russian Federation to greatly step up their fight against ISIS & terrorism", he tweeted. You know, where everything about classified info should be shared.

Trump met with Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov and Russian Ambassador Sergey Kislyak at the White House last week.

Leaking, and even illegal classified leaking, has been a big problem in Washington for years. Trump later was informed that he had broken protocol and White House officials placed calls to the National Security Agency and the CIA looking to minimize any damage.

CNN political commentator Ana Navarro took to Twitter to say that if Hillary Clinton had leaked information to Russian Federation while in the Oval Office, Republican members of Congressional would begin the process to impeach her immediately.

GOP strategist Ana Navarro said Monday Republicans would be attempting to impeach Hillary ClintonHillary Rodham ClintonGOP strategist: "GOP would have "rightly" tried to impeach Clinton for classified disclosure 'Daily Show" resurfaces GOP tweets on mishandling classified info.

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