The media learned about the attempts of the White house to soften the bill on sanctions against Russia
The administration of the trump does not agree with the position that will not allow the President to lift sanctions against Moscow.
Moscow. June 22. INTERFAX.RU — administration of the President of the United States Donald trump is trying to get the Republicans in the house of representatives easing of sanctions against Russia, which were approved by the Senate, reports The New York Times. In particular, this applies to incorporated in the bill provisions which “will not allow the President to lift sanctions against Moscow,” the newspaper said.
The bill must be approved by the house of representatives and then go to the President for signature. Thus, the newspaper notes, “Republicans in the house of representatives, usually militant against Russia face a choice between demonstrating a tough line against Moscow and the desire to avoid undue potential confrontation with their own President.”
Press Secretary of the White house Sean Spicer said that the administration is not yet ready to Express their position in relation to the Senate bill, including the question of whether they impose the President veto it if it reaches him for signature.
At the same time, the publication writes that one of the senior administration officials on the condition of anonymity explained:
we are not talking about what the White house against the sanctions, as opposed to undermined the power of the President in the sanctions policy.
The newspaper reminds that during the hearing last week, Secretary of state Rex Tillerson spoke out against new sanctions, “which would undermine the administration’s efforts on building new channels of diplomatic relations with Russia.”