On key date he was reportedly briefed on Russia bounty story, Trump was live-tweeting Fox News, meeting right-wing media figures

On another key date, then-acting intelligence director Richard Grenell was fighting online with CNN and The Washington Post — over whether Trump reads his President’s Daily Brief

https://www.mediamatters.org/war-afghanistan/key-date-he-was-reportedly-briefed-russia-bounty-story-trump-was-live-tweeting-fox

-Media Matters; 6/30/202

From pandering to Putin to abusing allies and ignoring his own advisers, Trump’s phone calls alarm US officials

In hundreds of highly classified phone calls with foreign heads of state, President Donald Trump was so consistently unprepared for discussion of serious issues, so often outplayed in his conversations with powerful leaders like Russian President Vladimir Putin and Turkish President Recep Erdogan, and so abusive to leaders of America’s principal allies, that the calls helped convince some senior US officials — including his former secretaries of state and defense, two national security advisers and his longest-serving chief of staff — that the President himself posed a danger to the national security of the United States, according to White House and intelligence officials intimately familiar with the contents of the conversations.

https://www.cnn.com/2020/06/29/politics/trump-phone-calls-national-security-concerns/index.html

-CNN; 6/29/2020

Russian bounties to Taliban-linked militants resulted in deaths of U.S. troops, according to intelligence assessments

Russian bounties offered to Taliban-linked militants to kill coalition forces in Afghanistan are believed to have resulted in the deaths of several U.S. service members, according to intelligence gleaned from U.S. military interrogations of captured militants in recent months.

https://www.washingtonpost.com/national-security/russian-bounties-to-taliban-linked-militants-resulted-in-deaths-of-us-troops-according-to-intelligence-assessments/2020/06/28/74ffaec2-b96a-11ea-80b9-40ece9a701dc_story.html

-Washington Post; 6/28/2020

Top Democrats say Trump is sitting on $14B for coronavirus testing, contact tracing

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention also hasn’t awarded nearly $4 billion for surveillance and contact tracing at the state and local levels and tribal territories, they said, and little of $2 billion set aside for free testing for uninsured people has been disbursed.

https://www.nbcnews.com/politics/congress/top-democrats-say-trump-sitting-14-billion-coronavirus-testing-contact-n1231688

-NBC News; 6/22/2020