The Post reported today, citing current and former U.S. officials with ties to the administration, that Trump revealed information to the Russians that...
“jeopardized a critical source of intelligence on the Islamic State,”
The report goes on to say that...
"Trump Seemed to be boasting about his insider knowledge of the looming threat,"
The information Trump gave was what the intelligence community refers to as "beyond classified". It is known as "code-word" information which is intelligence that is so secret that the US doesn't even share this type of information with it's allies.
The revelations raise new questions about the already controversial meeting of Trump, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and the Russian ambassador to the U.S. Sergey Kislyak
Trump's disclosure to the Russians raises concerns about both the consequences of his lack of competence when interacting with foreign leaders.
The Post purposely did not elaborate on what the president disclosed to the Russians, due to its sensitive nature, but said the information came from a U.S. ally.
Later reporting from Buzzed Polotics confirmed the report, adding that the Senate Intelligence Committee was also briefed on the disclosures.
One official reportedly told the outlet....
“It’s far worse than what has already been reported,”
This is a breaking story and updates will be upcoming.