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    On today's show, among other things, we discuss the Donald Trump's decision to share what has been described by the US media as classified information with Russia.

    Article: "Trump revealed highly classified information to Russian foreign minister and ambassador" by Greg Miller and Greg Jaffe.
    Article: "Trump Revealed Highly Classified Intelligence to Russia, in Break With Ally, Officials Say" by Matthew Rosenberg and Eric Schmitt.
    Article: "White House attempts to shoot down Washington Post report" by Justin Duckham.
    Article: "Trump shared classified information with Russia: Washington Post reports" by TMN.
    Article: "When the World Is Led by a Child" by David Brooks.
    Article: "Trump has a theory about exercise that would fit well in Victorian Britain" by Vanessa Heggie.
    Article: "25th Amendment" (presidential succession)
    Article: "Trump Fires Comey, Putting the Country 'On the Verge of a Constitutional Crisis'" by John Nichols.
    Twitter: "#periodsforpence".
    Article: "A Whistle-Blower Tells of Health Insurers Bilking Medicare" by Mary Williams Walsh.
    Article: "McMaster says Trump 'wasn't even aware' of where classified information came from when he dished it" by Mark Sumner.
    Book: The Brothers: John Foster Dulles, Allen Dulles, and Their Secret World War by Stephen Kinzer.
    Article: "Commentary: Ivanka Trump just doesn't get it" by Christine Emba.
    Article: "Manson Family" by Wikipedia.
    Article: "The Daily 202: Loyalty is a one-way street for Donald Trump" by James Hohmann.
    Book: "The Federalist Papers" by Alexander Hamilton, James Madison and John Jay.
    Article: "Madison's notes on the Constitutional Convention of 1787" by James Madison.
    Case: "Buckley v. Valeo", 1976
    Case: "First National Bank Of Boston V. Bellotti", 1978
    Case: "Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission" (2010)
    Case: "McCutcheon v. Federal Election Commission", 2014
    Tweet: "As President, I wanted to share with Russia (at an openly scheduled W.H. meeting) which I have the absolute right to do, facts pertaining…." by Donald J. Trump.
    Tweet: "…to terrorism and airline flight safety. Humanitarian reasons, plus I want Russia to greatly step up their fight against ISIS & terrorism." by Donald J. Trump.

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    National Security, classified information, whistleblowing, terrorism, 2016 US Presidential election, Citizens United, Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), Republicans, Democrats, General H.R. McMaster, Ivanka Trump, Sergei Kislyak, Sergei Lavrov, United States, Russia
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