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The guilty flee when no one pursues: Trump: ‘Never mentioned’ Israel in Russia meeting

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Jordan Fabian reports in The Hill:

President Trump said Monday that he never mentioned Israel during an Oval Office meeting when he disclosed highly classified intelligence to Russian diplomats.

“I never mentioned the word or the name Israel. Never mentioned during that conversation,” Trump said in Jerusalem during a meeting with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.

“They’re all saying I did, so you have another story wrong,” he continued. “Never mentioned the word Israel.”

Netanyahu said during the meeting with Trump that “intelligence cooperation is terrific” with the United States.

“It’s never been better,” he added.

Trump reportedly shared sensitive intelligence with Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov and Ambassador Sergey Kislyak in the Oval Office earlier this month. The intelligence was about an Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) plot involving explosive devices in laptops carried on commercial airplanes. . .

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Written by LeisureGuy

22 May 2017 at 9:08 pm

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