Transcript for Did Trump reveal U.S. secrets?
We begin this narrow it that new allegation against president from that he gave Russian officials highly classified information. Yeah this is all coming from Washington Post initially reporting that the president shared the sensitive intelligence while boasting to the Russian foreign minister and ambassador. In that Oval Office meeting last week. So that information allegedly came from a key US ally in the fight against prices but administration officials are flatly denying the report. The story came out tonight as reported is false. The president and the foreign minister reviewed a range of common threats to our two countries including threats to civil aviation. At no time at no time for intelligence sources or methods discussed. That a bit of nitpicking after that announcement no one in the administration has specifically addressed a main allegation. At the president to reveal classified information possibly jeopardizing. Critical intelligence sharing. And lawmakers from both parties are voicing concern. ABC's Alley Rogen has that reaction from Capitol Hill. Democratic and Republican senators reacting with alarm to reports the president trump may have doubled classified information to Russian officials. During that Oval Office meeting. ABC's Mary Bruce tracking lawmakers down minutes after the news broke. As Washington Post report that the president may have divulged classified information gatherers. You know I don't know if it's accurate and on this accurately trampling that's really shocking and there's obviously going to be a lot more work for us in this week it's disturbing moments find out what the details are whether it actually happen I'm being very crumbling well. Even late night talk TV getting in on the discussion. With host Seth Meyers asking Republican senator Ben fast two way it. It's Russia. And that's not helpful at this time yet because they don't have our interest at heart. The top Democrat on the Senate Intelligence Committee Mark Warner tweeting. If true this is a slap in the face to the Intel community risking sources and methods it's inexcusable. Particularly with the Russians. Warner's counterpart in the house Adam Schiff calling for the administration and the intelligence community to brief his committee on what if anything was shared with Russian officials. Lawmakers it already planned to grilled deputy attorney general rod Rosen Stein when he briefed the senate on Thursday. But now the question of leaking classified information is likely to rise to the top of the list. Alley wrote an ABC news Capitol Hill.
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