Rep. Elissa Slotkin On The White House Briefing Regarding Russian Bounties
Tuesday, 30 June 2020 () NPR's Mary Louise Kelly speaks with Rep. Elissa Slotkin of Michigan, who is a former CIA official, about the White House briefing to Democrats regarding Russian bounties offered to the Taliban.
Representative Steny Hoyer, the No. 2 Democrat in the U.S. House of Representatives, on Tuesday said after a White House briefing on a reported Russian effort to pay the Taliban to kill U.S. soldiers in Afghanistan, that 'nothing' from that briefing indicated that the alleged payments were a 'hoax'.
[NFA] White House national security adviser Robert O'Brien on Wednesday said that President Donald Trump was not verbally briefed on a reported Russian effort to pay the Taliban to kill U.S. soldiers..