Trump Today: Trump Today: President defends his information sharing with Russia

President Donald Trump on Tuesday morning, in a pair of tweets, confirmed reports by the Washington Post and other media outlets that he gave sensitive information to Russia.


The Trump tweets said that he provided “facts pertaining to terrorism and airline flight safety” for humanitarian reasons as well as a desire to see Russia step up its counterterrorism efforts.

As President I wanted to share with Russia (at an openly scheduled W.H. meeting) which I have the absolute right to do, facts pertaining….

— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) May 16, 2017

…to terrorism and airline flight safety. Humanitarian reasons, plus I want Russia to greatly step up their fight against ISIS & terrorism.

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