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  • White House briefs House Republicans on 'Russian bounties' intelligence

    Russia alleged to have offered money for killing US troopsTrump claimed advisers ‘did not find this info credible’The White House briefed Republican lawmakers on Monday on an intelligence assessment that Russian operatives had offered a bounty for attacks on coalition forces in Afghanistan, a day after Donald Trump said his intelligence advisers “did not find this info credible”. Related: Trump: I was not told about 'Russian bounties' plot because it was not credible Continue reading

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  • Trump's 'white power' tweet was deleted, but the White House still hasn't condemned it

    The basic facts are these: Sunday morning, Donald Trump tweeted about the “great people” in a video in which one of his supporters yelled “white power.” Three hours later, he deleted the tweet. Through the rest of Sunday and Monday, neither Trump nor any official spokesperson condemned the use of “white power” as a rallying cry. But how did it happen? The White House continues to claim that Trump didn’t hear the white power part. It’s not that he didn’t listen to the video, aides say, he just...

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  • House Dems attend White House briefing on Russian bounty reports

    The delegation was led by Majority Leader Steny Hoyer, D-Md,. and also includes Intelligence Committee Chairman Rep. Adam Schiff, D-Calif., and Foreign Affairs Committee Chairman Rep. Eliot Engel, D-N.Y., among others.

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