The Federation Council member Alexei Pushkov commented on the recent American media reports that the United States Senate could in the near future to toughen anti-Russian restrictive measures.

According to the Senator, thus anti-Russian coalition of the us Senate is trying to take revenge after the testimony of former FBI Director James Comey about alleged links of the team of Donald trump with Moscow, according to “Russian conversation”.

“Staying with the nose after the testimony of Komi, antirossom. coalition in the U.S. Senate decided to strike at the treat. with Russia through new sanctions. Obsessed” – wrote Pushkov in Twitter.

We will remind, the publication Politico says that Democrats and Republicans of the us Senate are on the verge of a deal to reinforce restrictive measures against the Russian Federation .

Republican Senator Lindsey Graham said that this step will be a response to Moscow’s attempts “to destroy American democracy.”