Nothing gets the blood boiling faster in Washington than political infighting. The most recent case concerns the alleged Russian practice of paying the Taliban for killing American soldiers.

According to a report by the New York Times, U.S. intelligence officials had determined that a Russian military intelligence unit (GRU) had offered militants allied to the Taliban bounties for killing American and Coalition troops in Afghanistan.

But the bombshell of the report stated that President Trump was briefed on this back in March. Lawmakers on both sides of the floor raised concerns on why was Congress not briefed and why the administration had not announced this publicly or stated how the United States would respond to these actions.

As the veracity of these allegations has yet to be proven, the White House steadfastly denies that either the President or Vice President had been briefed on the matter.