A retired US Army general and a former NATO commander wrote in an op-ed Wednesday that President Donald Trump’s failure to act on intelligence that Russia was paying secret bounties to militants to kill US troops is a “betrayal.”
Retired Gen. Wesley Clark argued that even if Trump was never briefed as he claims, he has had opportunities to act since he became aware of the intelligence but has instead focused his attention on protecting himself and lashing out at the media.
“That a president would do so little to protect the people to whom he has a sacred obligation is unfathomable,” Clark wrote.
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A retired US Army four-star general who personally led men in battle sharply criticized President Donald Trump Wednesday for his inaction on intelligence that Russia paid secret bounties to militants to kill US troops, accusing the commander-in-chief of being more concerned with protecting…