Trump denies knowing about allegations of Russian bounties

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Madeleine brand. It is the age old Washington question. What did the president know? And when did he know it? Theus Associated Press reports The White House knew more than a year ago that Russia offered bounties to Taliban link forces to kill coalition troops in Afghanistan. And The New York Times first reported yesterday that President Trump received a written briefing in late February on the matter, say Director Gina Hospital and director of National Intelligence. John Radcliffe criticized leaks to the media. But they didn't address the facts in the stories. President Trump says he never heard about it and claims it could be a hoax. Republican lawmakers went to the White House for a briefing yesterday. And today, Wyoming Republican Congresswoman Liz Cheney did not mince words. I want to be absolutely clear that America's adversaries should know and they should have no doubt. That any targeting of U. S forces by Russians by anyone else will face a very swift and deadly response. Democrats received their own briefing today. Adam Schiff, Burbank congressmen and chair of the House Intelligence Committee says he doesn't know why the president hasn't said he will get to the bottom of this. I do not understand for a moment why the president isn't saying this to the American people right now and is relying on? I don't know. I haven't heard. I haven't been briefed. That's just

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