Trump may be regretting this tweet about 'Crooked Hillary' right about now

That's because in the United States, the system of classifying information has no legal basis.

He remarked that the committee ignored the fact their 2016 presidential candidate, Hillary Clinton, mishandled classified information to a much larger extent that what Trump revealed.

A USA official with knowledge of the meeting told the Post that the president "revealed more information to the Russian ambassador than we have shared with our own allies".

Navarro's tweet came shortly after the Washington Post reported Monday evening that Trump shared highly classified information about the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) with top Russian diplomats in a meeting last week, a charge multiple White House officials have denied.

"Hillary's corrupt criminal scheme put the safety of every American family in danger, that's what's happened", Trump said campaigning in New Hampshire this November.

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On Tuesday, Trump defended the sharing of information during the meeting, saying he had "the absolute right to do" so. This morning, the president said he had full authority to leak the intel.

WATCH: H.R. McMaster says he stands by his comments that a Washington Post story about president Trump leaking classified information was false. "Humanitarian reasons, plus I want Russian Federation to greatly step up their fight against ISIS & terrorism", he wrote in combined tweets. The FBI has been investigating possible ties between Trump's campaign and Russian Federation during the election.

"I have been asking Director Comey & others, from the beginning of my administration, to find the LEAKERS in the intelligence community...." The director acknowledged that classified information had been transmitted via Secretary Clinton's server, but he suggested that, in the greater scheme of things, it was just a small percentage of the emails involved. In 2013, he lashed out at Edward Snowden, the National Security Agency worker who leaked US government surveillance documents. "He is a traitor who fled-he knew the crime!"

And then imagine that she had used the meeting to share classified intelligence with the envoys.

In a statement, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson assured the public that Trump did not discuss "sources, methods or military operations".

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