The President believes the leaking of classified information is a very serious matter. And I think that's why it's important to draw a distinction here. Declassifying information and providing it to the public, when it is in the public interest, is one thing. But leaking classified information that could compromise our national security is something that is very serious. And there is a distinction.So, let's see...
Giving a selected few reporters selected crumbs of information = in the public interest.
Telling the public that
I'm glad they've cleared that one up.