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White House: Trump not briefed on 'unverified' bounties

 


WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House said Monday that President Donald Trump wasn't briefed on U.S. intelligence assessments earlier this year that Russia secretly offered bounties to Taliban-linked militants for killing American troops in Afghanistan because the information had not been verified.

Press Secretary Kayleigh McEnany added that Trump — even now — had not been briefed on the allegations because the intelligence "would not be elevated to the president until it was verified."

However, the White House seemed to be setting an unusually high bar for bringing the information to Tr...



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