We know President Trump met with high level Russian officials.  We know he talked with them about on-going actions taken against ISIS, as well as proposed security measures for air traffic.  However, we do not know if he revealed classified information.

The Washington Post has accused the President of breaching protocol with the Russians, based on anonymous sources.  You can read details here:  https://www.washingtonpost.com/world/national-security/trump-revealed-highly-classified-information-to-russian-foreign-minister-and-ambassador/2017/05/15/530c172a-3960-11e7-9e48-c4f199710b69_story.html?utm_term=.eba9ac24c3d5

National Security Adviser Lieutenant General H. R. McMaster said Monday:

There’s nothing that the president takes more seriously than the security of the American people. The story that 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 were intelligence sources or methods discussed. And the President did not discuss any military operations that were not already publicly known. Two other senior officials who were present, including the secretary of state, remember the meeting the same way and have said so. Their on-the-record accounts should outweigh anonymous sources. And I was in the room, it didn’t happen.

Of course, there will be an investigation.  If the Post’s accusations are accurate, then the Trump administration will need to take serious steps to assure this does not happen again, and lessen the damage done by a major security leak by the President.  If the Post’s accusations are false, then the media must take responsibility for smearing the reputation of the President.  Either way, the public will have lost faith in an important institution, either the White House or the Fourth Estate.


It is always better to be safe and ridiculed than vulnerable and praised. – Victor Hanson Davis

The scholar provides a quick overview of what history has taught us about global war.  You can read his short essay here:  http://www.realclearpolitics.com/articles/2017/04/06/ancient_laws_modern_wars_133524.html


According to documents released by the FBI last week, Under Secretary of State Patrick Kennedy asked the FBI to declassify an email from Secretary of State Hillary Clinton so it could be archived.  The email discussed the attack on the US diplomatic compound in Benghazi, Libya.  In return for declassifying the message, the State Department would allow the FBI to expand the use of agents overseas.  More details here.



Further proof that the Obama-Clinton reset with Russia failed miserable.  Things are much worse now than they were before Obama took office and put Secretary Clinton in charge of the State dept.  Read about the Russian missile tests here.


FBI Director Comey declined to prosecute Secretary Clinton although she was grossly negligent in her handling of classified documents and chose to ignore federal guidelines for e-mail and electronic communications.  But recently released FBI notes show that Clinton and her staff withheld emails, “scrubbed” emails, and destroyed or “lost” devices that held emails. This all seems evidence of intent to hide and destroy evidence … which is against the law. Congressman Chaffetz has asked to US Attorney for the District of Columbia to review the actions of Secretary Clinton and her staff for obstruction of justice.