McCain called inappropriate concerns trump sanctions against Russia
The Chairman of the armed services Committee of the U.S. Senate John McCain said that the concern of the President of the United States Donald trump the law on sanctions against Russia, which he signed on 2 August, “it is not surprising, albeit inappropriate.” This is stated in the McCain statement, which is published on the website of the Senator on the Senate website of the United States. The framers of the Constitution did Congress and the President are equal branches of government, he explained.
McCain welcomed the signing trump the law, which strengthens and expands restrictions against Russia, Iran and North Korea. According to the Senator, the entry into force of the relevant document which has a “huge support from both parties in both houses of Congress”, sends a “strong signal, both friends and enemies” of the United States.
He added that the United States will bring the country to justice for “aggressive and destabilizing behavior” that threatens the country’s national interests and the interests of allies and partners of the United States.
The US President signed the law on new sanctions against Russia, Iran and North Korea on 2 August. The document limits trump the issue of softening or lifting of sanctions against Moscow, Tehran and Pyongyang. Trump has called the law “faulty” and unconstitutional: the document limits the powers of the President, he said.
After the adoption of the law by the U.S. Congress, but before its signing by the trump of the Russian foreign Ministry on 28 July, asked Washington to September 1 to reduce the number of employees of American diplomatic missions in Russia to 455 people, bringing them “in strict accordance with the number of Russian diplomats and technical staff who are in the United States.” The Russian side since August 1, we restricted US in the use of the warehouse on Road street in Moscow and a dacha in Serebryany Bor. After that, John McCain said that President Vladimir Putin and “his associates” paid for “attack on American democracy”.