White House briefs House Republicans on ‘Russian bounties’ intelligence

  • Russia alleged to have offered money for killing US troops
  • Trump 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

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