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Thursday, January 18, 2018

Trump “thanked” the U.S. Congress for the damaged relations with Russia


The President of the United States Donald trump commented in his Twitter he signed a bill to increase sanctions pressure on Russia. The White house called to “thank” Congress for the deterioration in relations with Moscow.


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“Our relations with Russia are at an all-time low and extremely dangerous. Say thank you for it Congress who can’t provide us with health insurance,” wrote trump in an accusing tone.

Our relationship with Russia is at an all-time & very dangerous low. You can thank Congress, the same people that can’t even give us HCare!

— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) August 3, 2017

On the eve of the US President was forced to sign the law on new package of sanctions against Russia, Iran and North Korea. The document had previously been almost unanimously supported by both houses of Congress that left Trump no choice.

The President later stated that the document contains a number of unconstitutional norms. In particular, it did not work the point on which Congress received the right to veto the President’s decision on lifting sanctions against Russia.

In turn, one of the authors of the bill, Senator Russophobe John McCain, called on trump to make a tragedy. According to him, introduced against Moscow sanctions is a “requirement” of the American people, which requires you to punish the Kremlin for its interference in elections of the President of the United States.

On the eve of Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev, commenting on the sanctions, acknowledged that hopes for improved relations with Washington is no more.

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