National Security Adviser McMaster holds White House briefing
16 Mai, 2017, 23:32 | Author: Claudine Rigal
President Donald Trump's national security adviser says Trump didn't know where information that he shared with Russian officials came from. The leaders' talks were held amid tensions stemming from Turkey's opposition to a Trump plan to arm Kurdish fighters for an offensive to capture the Islamic State capital of Raqqa, and Turkey's call for the U.S.to extradite a Muslim cleric, Fethullah Gulen, whom Erdogan blames for inciting a failed coup last summer.
American presidents have the power to unilaterally disclose any material - even the most secret intelligence - without going through any kind of formal process, or worrying about prosecution. "I just want to know what the truth is", she said. "Obviously, we'd like to see that with appropriate redactions".
"If the report is true, it is very disturbing", said Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y.
Moscow's top diplomat, Lavrov represents Russian foreign policies that are often sharply at odds with US aims in Syria and Europe.
Throughout the 2016 campaign, Trump slammed Hillary Clinton for storing classified information on her private email server.
There was some sign, too, that the episode could be eroding Trump's support among Republicans in Congress. "The president only discussed the common threats that both countries faced", Dina Powell, the deputy national security adviser for strategy, said in a statement. He confirmed that Trump's decision to share the information was spontaneous and occurred "in the context of the conversation". I've heard the response. "I was in the room".
On Monday, two USA officials said Trump disclosed highly classified information to Russia's foreign minister about a planned Islamic State operation. "The conversation was wholly appropriate".
Lawmakers' requests are likely to be complicated by the sensitivity of the information that Trump shared.
Afterward, White House officials took steps to contain the damage, placing calls to the CIA and the National Security Agency, the newspaper said. Richard BurrRichard BurrSenate panel wants details on Trump's Russian Federation meeting Juan Williams: Comey firing burns GOP Warner: I will "absolutely" subpoena tapes between Comey and Trump if they exist MORE (R-N.C.). But lawmakers continued to seize on it as the day went on. Collins is a member of that committee.
Sen. Richard Blumenthal, D-Conn., who on Monday called the notion of Trump sharing classified information with Russian Federation "appalling", suggested that it is important to obtain any tapes in case the Trump administration tries to get rid of them.
The Post said the intelligence partner had not given the United States permission to share the material with Russian officials. Such sharing "could be a risk for our sources", the official said.
Several Republicans, including Sen. Susan Collins, Maine, called for an immediate briefing from the Trump administration.
As Trump prepares for his first foreign trip for the Middle East and Europe, lawmakers from both parties demanded a full accounting of the conversation with the Russian diplomats that some feared could lead to exposure of confidential informants helping US intelligence officials counter the Islamic State.
"The president was meeting with a foreign minister on terrorist threat".
The controversy engulfed the White House.
The chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, Sen.
"Classified intelligence is classified for a reason and must be respected and protected as such at all levels of government", he wrote on Twitter. "It wouldn't likely stop partners from sharing life-saving intelligence with the Americans, but it could impact the trust that has been built, particularly if sharing such information exposes specific intelligence gathering methods", said the official, who spoke on condition of anonymity because the person was not authorized to speak about such intelligence sharing.
That's one question to keep in mind as the Washington Post, the New York Times and other outlets claim that President Trump did something wrong by telling Russian officials about a new threat from ISIS-apparently a threat involving bombs concealed in laptop computers.
The official said that Trump boasted about his access to classified intelligence in last week's meeting with Lavrov and Kislyak. Asked about his Monday claim that the Post story was "false", McMaster said , "I stand by my statement that I made yesterday".
Among Democrats, though there is little doubt that the firing is not sitting well as 66 percent disapprove of Comey's dismissal. Critics have alleged that President Donald Trump's firing of FBI Director James Comey was an effort to stifle the FBI probe.
It infected computers running on older versions of Microsoft operating systems like XP, locking access to files on the computer. Businesses, government agencies and other organizations were urged to quickly implement a patch released by Microsoft Corp.
Also, if the company has been paying a dividend for less then 10 years I don't yet consider it to be a pure "dividend" stock. The stock of Exxon Mobil Corporation (NYSE: XOM ) earned "Underperform" rating by Raymond James on Wednesday, November 18.
Several Asian countries have been affected by the malware, although the impact has not been as widespread as some had feared. Kaspersky Labs researchers have said that more research is required into older versions of Wannacry to find out its origins.
La flexibilité fait aujourd’hui partie des considérations essentielles pour presque tous les produits présents sur le marché. Il vous suffit d’appuyer sur un bouton, et le siège se repositionnera dans la position qui vous convient.
Patent & Trademark Office published an Apple application for a paper bag containing at least 60 percent post-consumer content. Francesco Longoni, head of Apple's food services team, helped Apple design the container, according to Wired .
The final House version also would increase new pots of money the bill would give states to try to control insurance prices. Some of the bill's critics have claimed it would make sexual assault and domestic violence pre-existing conditions.
This was Qalibaf's third presidential campaign after losing to President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad in 2005 and to Rouhani in 2013. Eshaq Jahangiri, senior vice president under Rouhani, dropped out, leaving just four candidates in the race.
We are the richest league in the world certainly, but you still have some top, top-level players who play in other leagues. If the Gunners shoot down Sunderland and eviscerate Everton in their final game, they'll end the season with 75 points.
Trump intel sharing risks damaging U.S. alliances
He said Trump discussed a range of subjects with the Russians, including "common efforts and threats regarding counter-terrorism". USA allies including Australia, New Zealand and Japan cited the White House denials and said intelligence sharing would continue.
Easyjet losses deepen on weak pound
The carrier may need the flying rights to carry on serving routes within the European Union once Britain exits the bloc. The airline said it will take 30 A321neo planes with 235 seats from next summer, instead of 30 smaller A320neo planes.