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Pompeo defends response to Russian bounty reports

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Mike Pompeo defended the administration's response to the intelligence assessments that suggested Russia had offered bounties for killing U.S. troops in Afghanistan, saying it was handled "incredibly well" to ensure the safety of U.S. troops. (July 1)
 
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News video: Trump not verbally briefed on Russia bounty matter: WH

Trump not verbally briefed on Russia bounty matter: WH 03:10

[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 in Afghanistan because the intelligence was not corroborated at the time. Colette Luke has more.

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