Published: Fri, July 27, 2018
World Media | By Shelia Harmon

Trump in another Russian Federation reversal

Trump in another Russian Federation reversal

Standing next to Russian President Vladimir Putin last Monday, President Trump said he had "confidence in both parties", referring to the USA and Russia. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Wednesday, prior to the announcement, that the USA would never recognize Russia's annexation of Crimea and demanded that Ukraine's territorial integrity be restored.

The law is created to punish Russian President Vladimir Putin for the 2014 annexation of Crimea from Ukraine, involvement in the Syrian civil war and meddling in the 2016 US presidential election.

President Donald Trump says he's "very concerned" that Russian Federation will try to meddle in November's midterm elections to help Democrats win.

Undaunted by the backlash in his own party to his first meeting, Trump invited Putin to a White House meeting sometime this fall. Bolton's statement suggested the White House would wait until next year, after special counsel Robert Mueller wrapped up his investigation into Russian influence of the 2016 election. "They definitely don't want Trump!" the Republican president wrote on Twitter.

The US director of national intelligence would be required to conclude if any foreign nations interfered in elections one month after Americans cast their votes, triggering strict sanctions within 10 days if interference was detected. I have tremendous faith in Dan Coats. The imposition of sanctions on India would have impacted military ties and pushed New Delhi back to its Cold War-era friend - Russian Federation.

The goals, according to this view, might be more political ugliness, a reduced likelihood of successful legislation - because Trump would be unlikely to sign bills passed by Democrats - or other work by new Democratic majorities to try to hurt Trump politically.

Outside analysts have opined that if Putin and his government simply want chaos or deadlock in the United States, they might shift their efforts in 2018 toward helping Democrats take control of Congress. Trump's comments provoked widespread outrage, since the American intelligence community had concluded Putin directed operations created to boost Trump over his Democratic opponent Hillary Clinton.

Buttressing this offensive, Senate Foreign Relations Committee members Bob Menendez (D) and Lindsey Graham (R) announced today that new comprehensive legislation they are preparing to strengthen CAATSA includes discussion of "sanctions on Russian sovereign debt", and increased sanctions on the Russian energy and financial sectors. The president was hit with further criticism after his return to Washington with the announcement that he had invited Putin to visit the White House.

Mr Trump has repeatedly spoken of the Russian president in glowing terms, congratulating him for his election victory against the advice of senior White House officials.

Corker and Sen Crapo, who is the chairman of the Senate Banking Committee, said.

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