Russian Bounties Strain Veterans’ Support for Trump

They didn’t like it when candidate Donald Trump criticized John McCain for being captured in combat. They were angrier when Trump, as commander in chief, abandoned Kurdish allies in the Middle East. And they were upset again in June when he threatened to deploy troops against American protesters.

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White House Was Briefed on Russian Bounties in 2019

Top officials in the White House were aware in early 2019 of classified intelligence that Russia was secretly offering bounties to the Taliban for the deaths of Americans, a full year earlier than has been previously reported, according to U.S. officials with direct knowledge of the intelligence.

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