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Biden Turns The Tables And Suggests Trump Has Memory Loss

Former Vice President Joe Biden talked about the Russia bounty scandal and suggested Trump might have memory loss if he doesn't remember being briefed.

Adam Schiff Blasts Trump For Doing Nothing On Russia Bounty

House Intelligence Committee Chairman Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA) blasted Trump for not saying that he will get to the bottom of Russian bounty allegations.

McConnell: Russia should not be admitted to G-7

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) said on Tuesday that Russia should not be readmitted to the Group of Seven (G-7), breaking with President Trump, who has repeatedly floated having Moscow attend the group's summits. 

Trump Knew About Russian Bounties On US Troops In 2019

It is being reported that top White House officials knew about the bounties that Russia placed on US troops as far back as 2019.

Biden says he won't hold rallies due to coronavirus

Contrasting himself with President Trump, presumptive Democratic challenger Joe Biden on Tuesday said that he won’t be holding campaign rallies going forward due to the coronavirus.

Rep. Sherrill: Trump needs to ‘commit to getting to the bottom’ of Russian bounty intel

Rep. Mikie Sherrill, D-N.J., said she wants to see President Trump investigate the intelligence that Russia paid for bounties on U.S. soldiers, showing a commitment to American troops.

Biden: Trump has 'surrendered' to the threat of coronavirus

Former Vice President Joe Biden spoke to reporters about the country's response to the coronavirus outbreak and claimed that President Trump has "surrendered" after calling himself a wartime president.

'Intel has always been bipartisan': Sen. Manchin criticizes White House's party line bounty briefings

Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV) joined Andrea Mitchell to discuss the latest intelligence reports and administration’s response to the allegations of a Russian bounty program targeting American soldiers in Afghanistan. Senator Manchin called President Trump’s invitation to Vladimir Putin to attend the G7, as well as the repeated communications between the president and Putin without bringing up the bounty issue, “unbelievable” and “unfathomable” given the intelligence.

Father of Slain Marine Finds Heartbreak Anew in Possible Russian Bounty

“If it does come out as true, obviously the heartache would be terrible,” said Erik Hendriks, whose son was killed while on patrol in Afghanistan.

Joe Biden: Trump Not 'Cognitively Aware of What's Going On'

Joe Biden delivered remarks in Wilmington, Delaware, regarding President Donald Trump's handling of the Wuhan coronavirus panic.

Biden Says Trump Is Guilty Of Dereliction Of Duty If He Didn’t Read Russia Bounty Briefing

Joe Biden said that Donald Trump was guilty of dereliction of duty if he was briefed on the Russian bounty, but didn't read it.

Suspicions of Russian Bounties Were Bolstered by Data on Financial Transfers

Analysts have used other evidence to conclude that the transfers were most likely part of an effort to offer payments to Taliban-linked militants to kill American and coalition troops in Afghanistan.

Republican lawmakers confirm intelligence reports on Russian operation to target U.S. troops but say material needs further review

The information was considered significant enough that it was included in the President's Daily Brief.

White House says Trump has now been briefed on Russian bounty intel

President Trump has now been briefed on intelligence regarding Russian bounties on coalition forces in Afghanistan, White House press secretary Kayleigh McEnany said Tuesday.

Dems say Russia bounty intel is 'red flag' that Trump-Putin relationship could be compromised

House Democrats attended a briefing at the White House after reports that Russia offered the Taliban a bounty against U.S. troops.

Biden 'can hardly wait to compare' his cognitive ability with Trump's

Presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden said Tuesday that he “can hardly wait” to test his cognitive abilities against those of President Trump in the fall debates.

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