Comments:U.S. President Trump defends decision to share classified information with Russians

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Article targeted011:20, 1 July 2017
Once again the mainstream media and...114:52, 25 May 2017
Trump an Russia122:36, 23 May 2017
facts vs assumption & opinion119:49, 18 May 2017

Article targeted

Although it might not be altogether clear from any one individual comment, from the collection of comments on this article it does seems that someone, somewhere, set out to wage a disinformation campaign against this news item.

Pi zero (talk)11:20, 1 July 2017

Once again the mainstream media and...

Once again the mainstream media and professional politicians attack when they are supposed to report or support. The information I understand was passed on to Russia was put in the media hands before he ever met with the Russians. We need a media source that reports when they have facts and politicians who back a leader until they see him put our country at risk. We don't need people grandstanding trying to make President Trump look bad.Report facts and let it go.

LogicWins (talk)01:23, 25 May 2017

Do you have any evidence to back up any of those [bizarre] claims?

Pi zero (talk)01:24, 25 May 2017

Trump an Russia

Sounds like MSN gave up the source of the intell not trump. Adam Goldman, Matthew Rosenberg, Matt Apuzzo. "Israel Was Source of Secret Intelligence That Trump Gave to Russians, Officials Say" — MSN, May 16, 2017 Subject- Trump an Russia Steve Just saying. (talk)21:59, 23 May 2017

A small clarification: that was a syndicated New York Times article, actually.

Note that the key question — and I don't claim to know the answer — is not who told the public, but who told the Russians. It seems likely that those who leaked this information to the public believed Russia already knew it because of what Trump had told them (the claim is that he gave the Russians enough information to work it out for themselves). There are all sorts of branching variations on this. Afaik we, the public, don't even know whether the information from Israel was the most sensitive part of what the Russians were told.

Pi zero (talk)22:36, 23 May 2017

facts vs assumption & opinion

This article seems to make several conclusions & assumptions that it should not be. Report the FACTS not the opinion / spin. (talk)19:43, 18 May 2017

Be specific. What conclusions and assumptions?

Vague accusations of reporting opinion are a propaganda tactic.

Pi zero (talk)19:49, 18 May 2017