White House under siege seeks to mitigate fallout
By Stephen Collinson, CNN
Updated 3:06 PM ET, Tue May 16, 2017
- Trump met with Russian officials last week
- The Washington Post first reported he shared highly classified information
(CNN)The crisis-battered White House battled to avert what one top GOP senator warns is a “downward spiral” on Tuesday, following reports that President Donald Trump divulged highly classified information to two top Russian visitors to the Oval Office.
CNN’s Jim Sciutto, Jeff Zeleny, Dana Bash, Elise Labott, Evan Perez, Sara Murray and Kevin Liptak contributed to this report.