Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) and Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer (D-N.Y.) requested Monday that two top U.S. intelligence leaders brief the House and Senate on news reports that Russians offered bounties to kill U.S. troops in Afghanistan last year.
In a letter to Director of National Intelligence John Ratcliffe and CIA Director Gina Haspel, Pelosi said, “Congress and the country need answers now.”
The Speaker also pointed to denials from President Trump that he was briefed about the intelligence months ago and noted that the U.S. has not taken any action to respond to the Kremlin aggression and escalation.
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