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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Bolton Book Reveals a Dizzyingly Uninformed President

President Donald Trump “pleaded” with China’s Xi Jinping during a 2019 summit to help him be re-elected, according to a scathing new book by former national security adviser John Bolton that accuses Trump of being uninformed on important issues and driven by political calculations when making national security decisions.

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