U.S. President Donald Trump is defending his "absolute right" meeting last week.
highly classified intelligence related to the Islamic State group.
's ambassador to the United States， Sergey Kislyak.
Trump wrote that he wanted to give the two men "facts pertaining to terrorism and airline flight safety." to "greatly step up their fight" against Islamic State and terrorists.
The Washington Post newspaper said that Trump appeared to be boasting about his knowledge of a possible threat to air travelers.
was especially sensitive. They believed it had not even been shared widely within the U.S. government or with America's allies.
could put at risk an important source of intelligence about Islamic State and the method in which it was collected.
， making it available to others. So what Trump did does
president， he has been pressuring the Federal Bureau of Investigation and others in the U.S. government ";
After-the-fact published reports of Trump's interactions with foreign leaders have at times angered him.
Secretary of State Rex Tillerson expre
meeting has led to reaction overseas.
The official told the Associated Press that doing so "could be a risk for our sources." The off he was not permitted to talk openly about the subject.
David Firestein formerly worked for without knowing more details.
"I'm not sure that we yet know enough， and that assessmentsabout the propriety，， was shared that shouldn't have been shared， and that damaged sources and methods， damage to the interests of the United States， yet."
I'm Jonathan Evans.