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White House blames 'rogue intelligence officers' for leaking Russian bounty claims

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The White House says leaked information about potential Russian bounties targeting U. S troops will make it harder to gather intelligence in the future. NPR's Aisha Roscoe reports The White House has been briefing members of Congress about thes disputed allegations revealed through news reports. White House press secretary Kayleigh Mcenany says the least to the media will make it more difficult to substantiate the claims. She accused quote rogue intelligence officers of leaking the information. To the anonymous sources who leaked classified information. You should know this. You may seek to undermine our president, but in fact you undermine our country's safety and our country's security. The White House has said President Trump was never briefed on claims that Russia might have paid bounties to the Taliban to attack U. S forces because the intelligence was on verified. McEnaney would not say whether the information was included in the president's daily

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