U.S. Security Adviser Says Trump Did Not Cause Lapse in National Security

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National security adviser H.R. McMaster said on Tuesday that U.S. President Donald Trump did not have an inappropriate conversation or one that caused a lapse in national security when he met with senior Russian officials last week at the White House.

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"I stand by my statement that I made yesterday," McMaster told a White House briefing. "What I'm saying is really the premise of that (Washington Post) article was false, that in any way the president had a conversation that was inappropriate or resulted in any kind of lapse in national security."

(Reporting by Steve Holland; Writing by David Alexander; Editing by Frances Kerry)

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