White House Press Secretary Kayleigh McEnany said Tuesday that President Donald Trump is “prepared to act” against Russia and President Vladimir Putin if the intelligence community reaches a “consensus” on the alleged bounties paid to Taliban-backed fighters to kill American troops in Afghanistan.
McEnany, echoing her comments from Monday, responded to a question asked during the White House press briefing: “if this intelligence does turn out to be true, is the president prepared to take some serious action against Russia and Russian President Vladimir Putin?” (REPORT: John Bolton Personally Briefed Trump On Russia-Taliban Bounties In 2019)
“The president has always taken action, unadulterated action against Russia,” she responded. “We saw that there is no diplomatic presence of the west coast of our country, of Russia because the president closed the consulates. We saw he expelled 60 officers, sanctioned hundreds of targets, withdrew from the IMF treaty, the Open Skies Treaty.”
“Make no mistake, this president is prepared to act and will always act with in protecting our American troops.”
<img aria-describedby="caption-attachment-6953286" class="size-full wp-image-6953286" src="https://dailytruthreport.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/06/GettyImages-1226457044-scaled.jpg" alt="WASHINGTON, DC – MAY 22: U.S. President Donald Trump arrives with White House Press Secretary Kayleigh McEnany to make a