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Biden slams Trump over report Russia paid Taliban to kill U.S. troops

by Erin Kavel (2020-07-10)

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Joe Biden accused President Donald Trump of betraying American families Saturday. 

It came following a report that the president knew in March of intelligence that reportedly showed Russia had offered bounties to Taliban-linked militants if they killed U.S. soldiers in Afghanistan

Biden called the revelation of alleged inaction on the part of Trump 'shocking' as he claimed that Trump's 'entire presidency has been a gift to Putin'. 

The former vice president's criticism came just before the White House vehemently denied that Trump had been briefed on the intelligence, as was reported in the Friday.  

Press secretary Kayleigh McEnany fiercely denied the president had known for months, stating that 'neither the president nor the vice president were briefed on the alleged Russian bounty intelligence'.

Joe Biden accused President Donald Trump of betraying American families Saturday after a New York Times report claimed the president had for months failed to act on intelligence of Russian bounties offered to the Taliban to kill U.S. troops in Afghanistan

Biden said Trump's 'entire presidency has been a gift to Putin'. Pictured Trump, right, meets with Russian President Vladimir Putin at the G-20 summit in Osaka, tour đài loan Japan, in June 2019

Trump allegedly knew in March of intelligence that reportedly showed Russia had offered bounties to Taliban-linked militants if they killed U.S. soldiers in Afghanistan



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