Wasn’t told of ‘Russian bounties on US troops in Afghanistan’: Trump

Wasn't told of 'Russian bounties on US troops in Afghanistan': Trump

President Donald Trump claimed that he wasn’t briefed about Russian efforts to pay bounties to Taliban-linked militants in Afghanistan to kill American soldiers after a New York Times report said that Trump was informed about the finding.

“Nobody briefed or told me, @VP Pence, or Chief of Staff @MarkMeadows about the so-called attacks on our troops in Afghanistan by Russians,” Trump tweeted, calling on the newspaper to name its anonymous source. “Everybody is denying it & there have not been many attacks on us.”

In a separate tweet late on Sunday, Trump added: “Intel just reported to me that they did not find this info credible, and therefore did not report it to me or @VP.”

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