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TASS, July 23. The President of the United States Donald trump supports the bill, involving the introduction of new sanctions against Russia, Iran and North Korea. This was stated on Sunday on air of TV channel ABC, the new press Secretary of the White house Sarah Sanders.
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“The administration supports a tough stance against Russia, particularly as regards the imposition of these sanctions,” she said. “The text of the original version of the bill was poorly written, added Sanders. But we got to work with the House of representatives and the Senate, and the administration is pleased that it was able to make the necessary changes, and we support the bill in its current form” .
However, she added: “We will continue to work with the House of representatives and the Senate in the introduction of these stringent sanctions against Russia as long as the situation in Ukraine is fully resolved.”
On the subject of sanctions, he expressed and new communications Director of the White house, Anthony’s Scaramucci, who took the post on Friday and is chief Sanders.
But, according to The Washington Post, or the press Secretary of “jumping the gun”, or its head of Scaramouche “has not received the latest information” on this important topic. The TV channel CNN, he said that trump will soon take a decision on whether to support these sanctions. On the question of whether the sign American the leader of the new bill if it is supported by both houses of Congress, the administration official said, “We need to ask the President of the trump. I’m only two or three days in this position.”
“I would guess that he will take decision on this matter soon. But, you know, there are a lot of issues,” said communications Director of the White house. “He hasn’t decided whether to sign the bill or not,” added Scaramucci that in fact contradicts the words of Sanders on the support of the bill trump.
The TV channel CBS he even initially refused to answer the question, and then admitted that he “just knows” that the President plans to do with this initiative and promised to explain the President’s decision when he will take it. “We’ll know soon, and when he decides or not to sign it, invite me again in the Studio, and I will try to explain the reasons for this decision”, – concluded Scaramucci.
In the end, the newspaper The Washington Post even called their statements “inconsistent message.”
On 22 July the press service of the office of the leader of the Republican majority in the House of representatives Kevin McCarthy (Calif.) confirmed that the vote on the bill will take place on 25 July. The American edition
Politico reported that the impasse with this initiative resolved. However, Congress has not included at the request of the White house, provisions that will facilitate the process of lifting the sanctions against Russia.
According to the newspaper, in the final draft, originally included restrictions against Iran, sanctions against the DPRK, as proposed earlier, McCarthy. It is expected that on Tuesday a majority in the lower house of Congress will support this document.
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