(CNN)President Donald Trump’s decision to apparently share top-secret classified information from a foreign ally with two top Russian officials last week, according to sources who spoke with CNN and The Washington Post, seems, on its face, inexplicable.
After all, Russia actively meddled in the 2016 election. And the country has not exactly been a cooperative player on the world stage over the past decade or so.
And yet, Trump did what he did. Despite denials by national security adviser H.R. McMaster of the original reporting on this by the Post
as well as sources who spoke with CNN, Trump came out and essentially confirmed
this morning on Twitter that he had shared information with the Russians.
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