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White House Defends Trump Not Being Briefed On Russia ‘Bounty’ For US Soldiers

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White House Defends Trump Not Being Briefed On Russia ‘Bounty’ For US SoldiersBy Steve Herman

The White House is on the defensive about President Donald Trump not being briefed on reports that a Russian military intelligence unit offered bounties to Taliban militants in Afghanistan to kill U.S. soldiers.  

"It was not verified," White House press secretary Kayleigh McEnany said Monday when...
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White House Press Secretary Kayleigh McEnany on Monday said President Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence were never briefed on the Russian bounty matter and that there was 'no consensus in the intelligence community on these allegations'.

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