Republican Senator Lindsey Graham told about the plans of the Congress to pass another bill to toughen anti-Russian sanctions. He stated on CBS News.
“There is compelling evidence that Russia is trying to destroy democracy here and abroad,” said Graham, adding that if the President trump will refuse to sign the paper, he “betray democracy. We will not restore relations with Russia before it will punish her for the attempted destruction of democracy. And it starts with new sanctions”, — said the politician.
The Senator said that he sees no evidence claiming trump’s ties with Moscow during the election campaign of 2016. “He can’t secretly agree with their government. Why do you think that he conspires with the Russians?”, asked Graham.
The US impose on Russia responsible for a series of cyber attacks perpetrated during the election campaign against American political organizations. January 6 was published declassified version of the report prepared by the CIA, FBI and NSA, in which he argued that Russian President Vladimir Putin personally ordered to organize a campaign in order to influence U.S. elections and to achieve victory trump.
May 9 Lindsey Graham said the need to investigate the business relations of the American leader with Moscow. On the same day, trump once again denied the presence of alleged he has links with Russia, White house spokesman Sean Spicer said that the President has no objection to this investigation.
Moscow consistently denies involvement in the cyber attacks. Russian President Vladimir Putin said that the internal political struggle in the United States, which is based on fomenting Russophobic sentiments, a cause for concern. “The people who generate such nonsense, or do not understand what make this nonsense with his hand, and then they are just stupid or they understand everything, and then they’re just dangerous and unscrupulous people”, — stated the Russian leader.
According to him, the document will be considered on Capitol hill this week. It refers to “the punishment of Russian interference in the political process in the United States and around the world.”