Republican lawmakers bemoan latest 'drama' from White House

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In familiar chain of events, Republicans largely mum in response to reports Trump provided classified information to Russian officials

Republicans on Capitol Hill have decried the “drama” emanating from the other end of Pennsylvania Avenue but remained characteristically tight-lipped in response to the reports that Donald Trump divulged “highly classified” information to senior Russian officials. It’s a chain of reaction that has now grown routine within the party that controls the three branches of the US government.

Hours after Trump defended his right as president to share “facts” with Russia, which he said pertained to terrorism and airline safety, lawmakers on Capitol Hill sought more details from the White House – with some calling for the release of transcripts or a briefing before Congress by senior administration officials.

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