Politics Poll: Most disapprove of Trump giving intel to Russians

17:41  19 may  2017
17:41  19 may  2017 Source:   The Hill

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Fifty-eight percent disapproved of President Donald Trump 's decision to divulge sensitive materials to the Russians . | AP Photo. Poll : Majority disapprove of Trump sharing intel with Russians . By Cristiano Lima.

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President Donald Trump meets with Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov, left, and Russian Ambassador to the U.S. Sergey Kislyak at the White House in Washington on May 10.© Russian Foreign Ministry President Donald Trump meets with Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov, left, and Russian Ambassador to the U.S. Sergey Kislyak at the White House in Washington on May 10. Over half of registered voters disapprove of President Trump sharing highly classified national security information with Russian officials, according to a new poll.

Fifty-eight percent said that would be inappropriate in the Politico/Morning Consult survey released on Friday.

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Twenty-two percent said Trump sharing such information would be appropriate, and 20 percent were unsure or had no opinion.

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Pollsters also found respondents have low confidence in Trump's ability to handle highly classified national security information. Forty-one percent said they were "not confident at all," while 14 percent were "not too confident" in Trump's abilities.

Seventeen percent were "somewhat confident," 22 percent were "very confident" and 6 percent were uncertain or had no opinion.

Forty-four percent additionally said government officials were right to leak that Trump shared sensitive information with Russian officials to the media. Thirty-nine percent said government officials should not have informed the media, while 17 percent were unsure or had no assessment.

The Washington Post on Monday reported that Trump revealed highly classified intelligence information to Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov and Russian Ambassador Sergey Kislyak at the White House.

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Two Israeli intelligence officers on Tuesday confirmed to BuzzFeed that Israel shared specific intelligence with the U.S. about ISIS plots to smuggle explosive laptops onto planes. Israeli officials and the White House have since declined to confirm or deny whether Israel was the information's origin.

Morning Consult conducted its latest survey of 1,970 registered voters via online surveys May 16-18. It has a 2 percent margin of error.

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House Minority Leader Rep. Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) wondered Monday if the Russians are holding something over President Trump's head in order to get him to cater to their needs."There's something wrong with this picture," Pelosi said at a special CNN town hall with host Chris Cuomo. "And every day I ask the question, 'What do the Russians have on Donald Trump financially, politically or personally that he's always catering to"There's something wrong with this picture," Pelosi said at a special CNN town hall with host Chris Cuomo.

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