When will Trump’s bumbling impact the support of his base (if ever)?

This will be the story of the day, at the very least, which is that Trump “revealed highly classified information to the Russian foreign minister and ambassador in a White House meeting last week, according to current and former U.S. officials, who said that Trump’s disclosures jeopardized a critical source of intelligence on the Islamic State.” This is according to a Washington Post report.

“The information Trump relayed had been provided by a U.S. partner through an intelligence-sharing arrangement considered so sensitive that details have been withheld from allies and tightly restricted even within the U.S. government. The partner had not given the United States permission to share the material with Russia… After Trump’s meeting, senior White House officials took steps to contain the damage.”

The very bad joke now is that nothing sticks to this moron, but this might be in a category of its own. Either his base will choose to believe the story is “fake news” or that the impact attributed to Trump’s actions is overblown.

Perhaps the best we can hope for is that it will further distance key Republicans from Trump, as the New York Times reported today is already happening.

The other impression this will leave with increasing numbers of Americans is that Trump is stupid, which will make him more unstable as he tries to address that perception.

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