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White House says Trump has been briefed on alleged Russian bounties on U.S. troops

CBS News Tuesday, 30 June 2020 ()
Sources tell CBS News that while no one verbally told President Trump that Russia may have paid the Taliban to kill U.S. soldiers in Afghanistan, the information was included in the president's daily intelligence brief. The document is classified and takes about an hour to read. Weijia Jiang reports.
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