Quote:Intelligence officials say President Trump might have damaged relations with allies, who will now be more cautious in sharing sensitive information with the United States. Democrats say he’s a hypocrite, having lambasted Hillary Clinton for her own handling of classified information. But when Trump spoke about highly classified information with Russian officials in a White House meeting last week, he did not break the law, legal analysts say.
The president is essentially the ultimate arbiter of what is classified and what is not. While the heads of particular agencies also have original classification authority — the power to deem material classified or not classified — their authority is limited to their departments and bound by their departments’ particular rules.
The president, as the head of the executive branch, knows no such restrictions — his power on the matter comes straight from the Constitution
More here: washingtonpost.com
The Media/Democrats/Left/ propaganda train just left the tracks. It would be nice to see stricter liable laws pass, so the next time they pull something out of their ass and get caught in a lie, they would owe the individual slandered 30% of their revenue for ten years.