You know the fake story that the Washington Post has drummed up about Trump?
You know, the one designed to take our attention away from the Seth Rich bombshell? (which worked, by the way).
Yeah, the one that the Trump-haters have been creaming their pants about? Calling for Trump’s impeachment?
Well turns out the only thing Trump shared was Israeli intelligence to help stop ISIS! That’s right, the information was only to stop the worst killing regime on the planet. This is how twisted the left is. They can’t see past their hatred of Trump to even think rationally. Very sad.
I like this Tweet from Nigel Farage:
What on earth is wrong with countries sharing intelligence to stop ISIS? pic.twitter.com/Bhl0F2lBYO
— Nigel Farage (@Nigel_Farage) May 16, 2017
Pretty common sense, right?
Here’s more of the story, from The Guardian:
Donald Trump has declared he had an “absolute right” to share information of a terrorist plot with Russia amid widespread reports he gave away highly classified information provided by Israeli intelligence.
Israel quickly declared it had “full confidence” in its intelligence-sharing agreement with the US, but there was no evidence that it had been consulted on a decision to share a tip-off – a decision the president appears to have made on the spur of the moment in a meeting last week with the Russian foreign minister, Sergei Lavrov, and the Russian ambassador to the US, Sergey Kislyak.
Few in the Gulf, Saudi Arabia or Jordan will appreciate Russia knowing its secrets, or the US leader’s willingness to share them
The intelligence Trump shared involved an Islamic State plot to use bombs hidden in laptop computers to bring down planes, according to the Washington Post, which first reported the incident. White House officials confirmed that it concerned a threat to aviation and argued it was appropriate to share such information with Russia, which has also been the victim of terrorism. They pointed to a 2015 terrorist attack on a Russian plane over Egypt.
Multiple US news organisations reported the source of the information was Israel, days before Trump is due to visit Jerusalem on Monday – a visit that has already been affected by a row with the host government over the president’s plan to visit the Western Wall without the Israeli prime minister, Benjamin Netanyahu.
The Israeli embassy did not confirm or deny the reports that it was the source of the intelligence, but the ambassador, Ron Dermer, issued a statement saying: “Israel has full confidence in our intelligence-sharing relationship with the US and looks forward to deepening that relationship in the years ahead under President Trump.”
It was unclear on Tuesday whether a planned speech by Trump at the ancient fort of Masada would go ahead as planned. McMaster did not mention it in laying out an agenda for the president’s first trip abroad, which begins on Friday with a first stop in Saudi Arabia.
The US national security adviser, HR McMaster, said that the president had not been aware of the source of the information he had shared.
One of the powers of a US president is to declassify information at any moment he chooses. Trump’s Tuesday morning tweets did not specify whether the information he shared with Russia was classified.
“As president, I wanted to share with Russia (at an openly scheduled WH meeting) which I have the absolute right to do, facts pertaining to terrorism and airline flight safety,” Trump wrote. “Humanitarian reasons, plus I want Russia to greatly step up their fight against Isis and terrorism.”
Trump’s tweets contradicted flat denials issued by senior officials on Monday night, and the White House declared the report to be false. On Tuesday, McMaster offered a more calibrated response.
Read more here: https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2017/may/16/donald-trump-russia-shared-information
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