President Trump stated Sunday that neither he nor prime members of his administration had been briefed on a categorized intelligence evaluation that discovered Russians had supplied a bounty to those that carried out deadly assaults on U.S. troops serving in Afghanistan, and performed down the seriousness of the allegation in a posting on Twitter.
Speaker of the Home Nancy Pelosi (D., Calif.) expressed skepticism concerning the administration’s response to experiences of the alleged bounties, saying she was outraged to study concerning the evaluation and known as for the Trump administration to carry Russia accountable.
In line with a categorized American intelligence evaluation, a Russian spy unit paid members of Afghanistan’s Taliban motion to conduct deadly assaults on U.S. and different North Atlantic Treaty Group troops in Afghanistan, folks acquainted with the evaluation stated.
“No person briefed or instructed me, @VP Pence, or Chief of Workers @MarkMeadows concerning the so-called assaults on our troops in Afghanistan by Russians, as reported by an ’nameless supply’ by the Faux Information @nytimes,” Mr. Trump tweeted. “All people is denying it & there haven’t been many assaults on us. No person’s been more durable on Russia than the Trump Administration. With Corrupt Joe Biden & Obama, Russia had a subject day, taking on essential elements of Ukraine – The place’s Hunter? Most likely simply one other phony Occasions hit job, identical to their failed Russia Hoax. Who’s their ’supply’?”