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Trump news: White House denies intelligence on Russian bounty threat and Reddit bans supporters’s forum as Twitch suspends president’s account

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<p class="canvas-atom canvas-text Mb(1.0em) Mb(0)–sm Mt(0.8em)–sm" type="text" content="The president has meanwhile insisted he was not briefed intelligence officials over an alleged Russian plot to pay out bounties to Taliban-linked militia in exchange for targeting American and British soldiers in Afghanistan to sow unrest, after the president was accused of sitting on the report his domestic political rivals.” data-reactid=”18″>The president has meanwhile insisted he was not briefed intelligence officials over an alleged Russian plot to pay out bounties to Taliban-linked militia in exchange for targeting American and British soldiers in Afghanistan to sow unrest, after the president was accused of sitting on the report his domestic political rivals.

<p class="canvas-atom canvas-text Mb(1.0em) Mb(0)–sm Mt(0.8em)–sm" type="text" content="White House press secretary Kayleigh McEnany refused to say whether the president would respond, telling reporters that "there are some dissenting opinions within the intelligence community" about the veracity of the claims in the reports.” data-reactid=”19″>White House press secretary Kayleigh McEnany refused to say whether the president would respond, telling reporters that “there are some dissenting opinions within the intelligence community” about the veracity of the claims in the reports.

“This was not briefed up to the president because, in fact, it was not verified,” she said,

<p class="canvas-atom canvas-text Mb(1.0em) Mb(0)–sm Mt(0.8em)–sm" type="text" content="But after GOP allies in the House met with the president's Chief of Staff Mark Meadows, Congressman Jim Banks – in a Twitter thread shared the president – suggested that bounty plot was being actively investigated, and that The New York Times report about the intelligence was "the real scandal" – not the president’s refusal to act on it. He suggested that "it’s impossible to finish the investigation" because of media reports.” data-reactid=”21″>But after GOP allies in the House met with the president’s Chief of Staff Mark Meadows, Congressman Jim Banks – in a Twitter thread shared the president – suggested that bounty plot was being actively investigated, and that The New York Times report about the intelligence was “the real scandal” – not the president’s refusal to act on it. He suggested that “it’s impossible to finish the investigation” because of media reports.

“The blood is on their hands,” he said.

<p class="canvas-atom canvas-text Mb(1.0em) Mb(0)–sm Mt(0.8em)–sm" type="text" content="After an exodus of the president's supporters from the platform, Reddit has banned the popular r/The_Donald forum and Twitch temporarily suspended the president’s account over crackdowns on hate speech on the platforms.” data-reactid=”23″>After an exodus of the president’s supporters from the platform, Reddit has banned the popular r/The_Donald forum and Twitch temporarily suspended the president’s account over crackdowns on hate speech on the platforms.

<p class="canvas-atom canvas-text Mb(1.0em) Mb(0)–sm Mt(0.8em)–sm" type="text" content="YouTube also closed the accounts of several prominent far-right personalities, as conservatives – migrating to platforms like Parler – accuse social media of censoring conservative voices, a conspiracy supported the president.” data-reactid=”24″>YouTube also closed the accounts of several prominent far-right personalities, as conservatives – migrating to platforms like Parler – accuse social media of censoring conservative voices, a conspiracy supported the president.

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<p class="canvas-atom canvas-text Mb(1.0em) Mb(0)–sm Mt(0.8em)–sm" type="text" content="California joined Texas and Florida in closing bars in seven counties and the latter shut its beaches. “Caution was thrown to the wind and so we are where we are,” Republican governor Ron DeSantis commented.” data-reactid=”26″>California joined Texas and Florida in closing bars in seven counties and the latter shut its beaches. “Caution was thrown to the wind and so we are where we are,” Republican governor Ron DeSantis commented.

<p class="canvas-atom canvas-text Mb(1.0em) Mb(0)–sm Mt(0.8em)–sm" type="text" content="Arizona also announced that all bars, clubs, movie theatres and gyms would close for at least 30 days after the state saw its largest case spike since the onset of the pandemic.” data-reactid=”27″>Arizona also announced that all bars, clubs, movie theatres and gyms would close for at least 30 days after the state saw its largest case spike since the onset of the pandemic.

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