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Clinton, Trump clash over intel briefing kiss & tell

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>> Standpoint. What I did learn is that our leadership, Barack Obama, did not follow what our experts said to do.>> Donald Trump's decision to dish on his recent classified intelligence briefing raising eyebrows Thursday in Washington and on the trail. Trump telling NBCs Matt Lauer at a national security forum he could tell his briefers didn't like President Obama based on their body language.
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Intelligence veterans calling Trump's account of the classified briefing farfetched. Rival Hillary Clinton quick to pounce at a morning press conference.>> I think what he said was totally inappropriate.>> Correspondent, John Whiteside.>> It is very unusual for a candidate or really anyone who gets a national security intelligence briefing to be talking about anything about it.
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He wasn't revealing actual details. But he was relaying some of his impressions and you don't hear people talking about that very often when they come out of these briefings. And actually that was something Democrats had brought up when Trump was lined up to get these briefings is that perhaps he wasn't the most judicious person to be receiving them.
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>> We saw more evidence that he is temperamentally unfit and totally unqualified.>> Trump swinging back at Clinton later on Thursday.>> She tried to make up for her horrible performance last night, it was a horrible performance. So she went on the tarmac and told more lies.>> Trump also taking bipartisan heat Thursday for once again lavishly praising Russian President Vladimir Putin.
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>> He is really very much of a leader. I mean, the man has very strong control over a country.>> And for saying US generals have been, quote, reduced to rubble under President Obama. The statements playing into the narrative that Trump's so far freewheeling style is a questionable fit for the Oval Office.