Two US government sources familiar with intelligence reporting and analysis confirmed to the Reuters News Agency the existence of classified US intelligence reports alleging the rewards.
"Everybody is denying it & there have not been many attacks on us", he mentioned.
In another tweet Sunday, Trump responded by calling his likely 2020 opponent corrupt and his comments on the Times story, "obviously written by his handlers".
The New York Times reported Friday that USA intelligence officials had determined a Russian military intelligence unit had offered militants tied to the Taliban bounties for killing us and other worldwide troops in Afghanistan.
According to the intelligence findings, a branch of Russia's military intelligence service - the Main Intelligence Directorate (GRU) - made the offer to the Taliban and other militants affiliated with the group to target North Atlantic Treaty Organisation forces, which include US, British and Turkish forces. "The New York Times reporting, and all other subsequent news reports about such an alleged briefing are inaccurate", Ratcliffe wrote.
White House spokeswoman Kayleigh McEnany told Fox News that members of Congress would be briefed on the matter on Monday.
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In the brazen attack on the USA, a Russian military intelligence unit has secretly paid bounties.
US President Donald Trump says he has been told by the US intelligence that they did not find the recent reports about alleged Russian bounty intelligence credible. Bolton said during an appearance on the NBC News broadcaster.
Top Democratic lawmaker Nancy Pelosi accused Trump of seeking to "ignore any allegation against Russian Federation".
"I really think that it's time for The New York Times to step back and ask themselves why they have been so wrong so often", she continued.
McEnany said she doesn't know who the "unnamed sources" are, but added that it doesn't serve US interests to share reports that must be assessed for their credibility.
The Taliban has also denied the newspaper's accusations, adding that they were an attempt at obstructing the withdrawal of United States troops from Afghanistan.
The group, widely believed to have received years of support from Pakistani intelligence, also denied previous U.S. accusations it was given arms by Russian Federation.
The Russian Embassy in Washington, DC, on Friday denounced the Periods report as "baseless allegations" that have led to loss of life threats towards Russian diplomats in Washington and London.
The New York Times said there were different theories on why Russian Federation would support Taliban attacks, including a desire to keep the United States bogged down in war.