Pentagon officers tried desperately to get President Donald Trump to do one thing about Russian bounties on U.S. troopers. That’s in response to The Washington Submit‘s David Ignatius.
Ignatius spoke to MSNBC’s Morning Joe program on Monday. He mentioned the Pentagon had tried to get the President to behave however he had failed to take action,
“Primarily based on my reporting attempting to verify The New York Times’ excellent story it’s clear in late March you had senior U.S commanders, senior civilian intelligence officers, in impact pounding on the door of the White Home saying we have to do one thing about this,” Ignatius mentioned.
“We have to come to a conclusion about what damage the Russian program is doing, we have to reassess our packages in Afghanistan they usually couldn’t get a solution.”
“To this present day there’s not a solution, there’s not an actual response” he mentioned.
“Was this as a result of the President was briefed and did nothing or as a result of he wasn’t briefed as a result of folks had been afraid to provide him unhealthy information and stored it to themselves? I don’t know.”
“However it virtually doesn’t matter when it comes to the breakdown when it comes to the way in which the federal government is meant to work.”
“In some methods, it’s virtually worse the division didn’t inform him, ‘Mr. President whilst you’re encouraging Russia to rejoin the G8, we should always point out Russia is placing bounties on the heads of American troopers.’ In the event that they didn’t inform him that, it’s a stunner.”
President Trump has denied he knew about Russia providing bounties for the deaths of U.S. troopers. He’s additionally claimed the story isn’t credible.
Darragh Roche is a journalist protecting U.S. politics and media