Mark Kelly calls for investigation into Trump's handling of possible Russian bounties.
Retired NASA astronaut Mark Kelly, the Democratic Senate candidate in Arizona, called for an investigation into the handling by President Donald Trump and his administration of intelligence reports suggesting Russia offered bounties for murdering U.S. soldiers in Afghanistan.
"We can't allow the Russian intelligence agency to take these kinds of actions and then as a nation not respond," he said.
"We've got to have the backs of our troops, especially when they are in a combat theater.".
Kelly called for a proportional response against Russia, perhaps in the form of economic action or sanctions.
She faces a primary challenge from the right in businessman Daniel McCarthy but is widely expected to face Kelly in November.
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