Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) indicated that the Russians have some thing on Trump, which explains exactly why he’s dismissing Bounty Gate.
Transcript of Speaker Pelosi on ABC’s This Week:
Q: You have raised that many times. You do not understand exactly what the Russians have on the president. Can you think they have something ?
Pelosi: How else could you describe his refusal to — to dismiss again and the intellect that places directly in the Russian doorstep that the participation in our elections such as. Now he is saying that this is bogus news. Why could he say ? Why not he say, let us look to it and see exactly what this is, providing the cash to Taliban, a bounty on the lives of our troops in Afghanistan. How can you reply to the households of these family members that are working out there and he is participated in peace negotiations with the Taliban and he is kissing up to Putin in each manner, stating they ought to maintain the g-7, though they annexed Crimea and caused death and devastation from Ukraine, so utterly irresponsible.
Something is wrong with this film. But setting that aside for now, let us live on this. We hear too that the government is thinking about diplomatic reaction for the, or sanctions for the, well, they know about it or they do not understand about it. The American men and women will need to understand everything that is.
— Sarah Reese Jones (@PoliticusSarah) June 28, 2020
The White House’s claim that Trump was not briefed on Putin putting a bounty on US troops in Afghanistan is foolish, particularly if US allies that additionally troops in Afghanistan verified they were briefed about the bounty.
Trump needs the American people to feel that he does not understand what his happening when Putin sets a price on the minds of US troops.
The Russians have some thing on Trump. It does not matter what it really is, since the lives of US troops in Afghanistan have been in jeopardy every second that Trump stays in the White House.
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