US Army/Sgt. Christopher McCullough
President Donald Trump denied that he knew about reports of Russia secretly offering bounties to Taliban-linked militants to kill coalition forces in Afghanistan.
The New York Times detailed the alleged Russian plot on Friday and claimed that Trump was made aware of the matter in March but chose not to act.
In a tweet on Sunday, Trump said that US intel "did not find this info credible," and therefore did not report it to him or Pence. He called The Times...
On Sunday President Donald Trump denied that he was made aware of a report that Russian GRU units paid the Taliban to kill US troops in Afghanistan.
Associated Press/Pablo Martinez Monsivais
The New York Times reported on Friday that US intelligence found that Russian military operatives offered bounties to Taliban-linked militants in exchange for US casualties in Afghanistan.
The Times reported that US intelligence had briefed President Donald Trump on it. However, Trump said over the weekend he was not, saying US intelligence "did not find this info credible."
Three NATO officials told Insider they had been briefed on the matter by US...