Most Voters Say Trump Sharing Intel With Russians Was Inappropriate


A majority of voters think it was inappropriate for President Donald Trump to share highly classified national security information with Russian officials, according to the results of a new Morning Consult/Politico poll.

Fifty-eight percent of voters said it was inappropriate for Trump to share the information, while just 22 percent said it was appropriate. Another 20 percent said they don’t know or had no opinion.

The poll was conducted after a Washington Post report claimed Trump revealed highly classified information to Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov and Ambassador Sergey Kislyak in a White House meeting last week.

U.S. officials told the Post that Trump described the details of an Islamic State terrorist threat related to the use of laptop computers on aircraft.

Administration officials called the premise of the report “false,” although Trump argued he has an “absolute…



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