National security

National Security Adviser H.R. McMaster pauses during a briefing at the White House in Washington, Tuesday, May 16, 2017. President Donald Trump claimed the authority to share "facts pertaining to terrorism" and airline safety with Russia, saying in a pair of tweets he has "an absolute right" as president to do so. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
May 16, 2017 - 3:22 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House on Tuesday defended President Donald Trump's disclosure of classified information to senior Russian officials as "wholly appropriate," as officials tried to beat back criticism from fellow Republicans and concerns from international allies. One day after officials...
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White House press secretary Sean Spicer, left, calls on a reporter as National Security Adviser H.R. McMaster listens at right during a briefing at the White House in Washington, Tuesday, May 16, 2017. President Donald Trump claimed the authority to share "facts pertaining to terrorism" and airline safety with Russia, saying in a pair of tweets he has "an absolute right" as president to do so. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
May 16, 2017 - 2:53 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the report that President Donald Trump shared classified information with Russian officials (all times EDT): 2:45 p.m. White House press secretary Sean Spicer says unauthorized leaking of sensitive or classified information is "frankly dangerous," after President...
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President Donald Trump listens in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, Tuesday, May 16, 2017. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
May 16, 2017 - 2:34 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House has been two-stepping with the truth. Starting with press secretary Sean Spicer insisting inaccurately that President Donald Trump drew record-setting inauguration crowds, top presidential advisers have provided information that is provably false or contradicted by...
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White House press secretary Sean Spicer, left, calls on a reporter as National Security Adviser H.R. McMaster listens at right during a briefing at the White House in Washington, Tuesday, May 16, 2017. President Donald Trump claimed the authority to share "facts pertaining to terrorism" and airline safety with Russia, saying in a pair of tweets he has "an absolute right" as president to do so. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
May 16, 2017 - 2:12 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the report that President Donald Trump shared classified information with Russian officials (all times EDT): 2 p.m. Senate Intelligence Committee Chairman Richard Burr says he has yet to get an explanation from the White House on what happened in the Oval Office...
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White House press secretary Sean Spicer, left, calls on a reporter as National Security Adviser H.R. McMaster listens at right during a briefing at the White House in Washington, Tuesday, May 16, 2017. President Donald Trump claimed the authority to share "facts pertaining to terrorism" and airline safety with Russia, saying in a pair of tweets he has "an absolute right" as president to do so. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
May 16, 2017 - 2:04 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Pushing back against allegations of damaging intelligence disclosures, President Donald Trump's national security adviser insisted Tuesday that Trump's revelations to Russian officials about the terrorist threat from the Islamic State group were "wholly appropriate" and amounted...
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President Donald Trump smiles while meeting with Abu Dhabi's Crown Prince Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Monday, May 15, 2017, in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington.
May 16, 2017 - 1:51 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — For months, U.S. allies have anxiously wondered if President Donald Trump could be trusted with some of the world's most sensitive national security secrets. Now, just a few days before Trump's debut on the international stage, he's giving allies new reasons to worry, and...
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President Donald Trump smiles while meeting with Abu Dhabi's Crown Prince Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Monday, May 15, 2017, in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington.
May 16, 2017 - 10:55 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — For months, U.S. allies have anxiously wondered if President Donald Trump could be trusted with some of the world's most sensitive national security secrets. Now, just a few days before Trump's debut on the international stage, he's giving allies new reasons to worry. A U.S...
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National Security Adviser H.R. McMaster speaks to the media outside the West Wing of the White House in Washington, Monday, May 15, 2017. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
May 16, 2017 - 10:50 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the report that President Donald Trump shared classified information with Russian officials (all times EDT): 10:50 a.m. President Donald Trump's national security adviser plans to brief reporters at the White House. The White House says H.R. McMaster will hold an on-...
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President Donald Trump smiles while meeting with Abu Dhabi's Crown Prince Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Monday, May 15, 2017, in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington.
May 16, 2017 - 10:28 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — For months, U.S. allies have anxiously wondered if President Donald Trump could be trusted with some of the world's most sensitive national security secrets. Now, just a few days before Trump's debut on the international stage, he's giving allies new reasons to worry. A U.S...
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President Donald Trump smiles while meeting with Abu Dhabi's Crown Prince Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Monday, May 15, 2017, in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington.
May 16, 2017 - 9:45 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — For months, U.S. allies have anxiously wondered if President Donald Trump could be trusted with some of the world's most sensitive national security secrets. Now, just a few days before Trump's debut on the international stage, he's giving allies new reasons to worry. A U.S...
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