Nikki Haley Declined to Comment on Fox News Report Due to Classified Info, But Trump Retweeted It

This morning, Ambassador Nikki Haley declined to respond to a Fox News report on North Korea because it contained classified information. But earlier in the day President Trump retweeted the Fox report.

The report contains this information about North Korea’s actions:

Despite the United States’ insistence that North Korea halt its missile tests, U.S. spy agencies detected the rogue communist regime loading two anti-ship cruise missiles on a patrol boat on the country’s east coast just days ago.

It’s the first time these missiles have been deployed on this type of platform since 2014, U.S. officials with knowledge of the latest intelligence in the region told Fox News on Monday.

When Haley was on Fox & Friends this morning, Steve Doocy asked her to comment. Haley responded, “I can’t. I can’t talk about anything that’s classified, and if that’s in the newspaper, that’s a shame.”

Doocy followed up, “You have no reason to believe that’s not accurate, though.” Haley again declined to comment, but said it’s “incredibly dangerous when things get out into the press like that.”

Earlier this morning President Trump retweeted the Fox report:

Watch above (the relevant part starts at the 4:25 mark), via Fox News.

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