TASS, July 23. The US President Donald trump will soon take a decision on whether to support the bill providing introduction of new sanctions against Russia, Iran and North Korea. This was stated on Sunday on air of TV channel CNN, the new communications Director of the White house, Anthony’s Scaramucci.
On the ques tion 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.
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Informed of Scaramucci in an interview with CBS declined to say whether the sign trump the bill on sanctions, if the latter be adopted in the U.S. Congress. “I’m not going to answer, he is going to sign him or not,” said Scaramucci.
He later added that “just knows” that the President plans to do with this initiative and promised to explain the decision of the head of state, when he would accept 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”, – he concluded.
Earlier on Sunday, the new press Secretary of the White house Sarah Sanders said the TV channel ABC, that card supports this bill. In her words, “the text of the original version of the bill was poorly written,” but the administration failed to “make necessary changes”.
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 of 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.