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AP: White House Knew About Alleged Russian Bounties In 2019

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AP: White House Knew About Alleged Russian Bounties In 2019Watch VideoThe White House reportedly knew last year about Russia allegedly offering bounties to the Taliban to kill U.S. and coalition forces in Afghanistan. 

The New York Times was the first to report about the alleged bounties. It said late Monday that President Donald Trump was briefed on the classified...
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