OAN Newsroom UPDATED 10:31 AM PT —Friday, July 10, 2020 According to top Pentagon officials, reports of a Russian bounty program in Afghanistan have yet…
Secretary of Defense Mark Esper celebrated his one-year anniversary as head of the Pentagon this week and praised the department for their progress on the administration’s efforts. Among the top priorities are updated strategies for China and Russia. One America’s Christina Bobb has more from Washington.
A new lawsuit is seeking the truth about claims of alleged Russian interference in the 2016 election. The conservative activist group Judicial Watch announced Wednesday that it had filed a lawsuit against the State Department.
Rudy Giuliani said the leaker behind the so-called ‘Russian bounties’ reports should face a lengthy prison term.
Anti-government protests continue across Russia amid claims of rampant voter fraud in the recent constitutional referendum. Thousands of residents took to the streets of Moscow, St. Petersburg and other cities on Wednesday to denounce the extension of Vladimir Putin’s rule until 2036.
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has accused the mainstream media of spreading misinformation regarding a New York Times report that claimed Russia offered bounties for killing American service members.
Top Democrats in the House are calling for more direct details from intelligence agencies on the allegations of Russian bounties on U.S. troops.
White House Press Secretary Kayleigh McEnany recently confirmed that President Trump was never informed about the alleged Russian bounty on U.S. troops.
According to President Trump, his top officials were not told about alleged bounties placed on U.S. and coalition troops in Afghanistan.
On Twitter, the president stated “nobody briefed or told me, Vice President Mike Pence or Chief of Staff Mark Meadow about the so-called attacks on our troops in Afghanistan as reported through an anonymous source by the fake news New York Times.”