Trump says he never confronted Putin about bounties on US troops because ‘many people said it was fake news’ squib

US President Donald Trump said he never questioned Russian leader Vladimir Putin about US intelligence reports that Moscow paid the Taliban to kill American troops in Afghanistan, casting doubt on the reports in an interview.Trump, who has sought to cultivate warmer relations with Moscow, has said he was not briefed on the matter before it emerged in news media in late June. He has called the reports a hoax and casts doubt on them.“I have never discussed it with him,” Trump said in an interview…
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