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News With Ed -- May 15, 2017

Trump doesn’t understand ramifications of what he’s doing – former CIA agent

The Washington Post reported that President Donald Trump released classified information to Russian diplomats during Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov’s recent visit to the White House. National Security Advisor H.R. McMaster spoke to reporters outside the White House on Monday and insisted that “at no time were intelligence methods or sources discussed” and that Trump disclosed no military operations not “already publicly known.” Trump remains on the defensive against Democrats and former officials in the media over his firing of FBI director James Comey. Former CIA agent Jack Rice joins “News with Ed” to offer his analysis.

Why is North Korea an American problem? – fmr diplomat

After a series of failed launches, North Korea recently carried out its most advanced missile test to date, shocking and unnerving the world. While it suggests Pyongyang may be capable of far longer-range missiles than was previously believed, it is unclear whether it will be able to effectively weaponize them. Former diplomat Jim Jatras joins “News with Ed,” bringing his insights and expertise.