• A representative of the Taliban said the group supports President Donald Trump’s reelection on Friday, according to CBS News.
  • “When we heard about Trump being COVID-19 positive, we got worried for his health, but seems he is getting better,” a senior leader reportedly said.
  • Tim Murtaugh, the campaign director for Trump’s reelection, told Insider he rejected the group’s endorsement.
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A representative of the Taliban said the group supports President Donald Trump’s reelection on Friday, according to CBS News.

“We hope he will win the election and wind up US military presence in Afghanistan,” Taliban spokesperson Zabihullah Mujahid told the news organization.

Mujahid reportedly added that it approved of the Trump campaign’s “America first” slogan. Trump has mentioned the phrase in numerous speeches throughout his presidency and campaign.

“It is the slogan of Trump from the start that they are not cops for the

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