PBS NewsHour

Thornberry on U.S. response to Russian troop bounty intel

Clip: 06/29/2020 | 6m 38s | Video has closed captioning.

Reports that Russia offered bounties to Taliban fighters to kill American troops in Afghanistan have caused uproar on Capitol Hill. The highest-ranking Republican on the House Armed Services Committee, Rep. Mac Thornberry of Texas, joins Judy Woodruff to discuss what lawmakers heard at Monday’s intelligence briefing and how the U.S. should respond if the reports are true.

Aired: 06/29/20

Rating: NR

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