The white house is calling on Congress to weaken the bill on sanctions against Russia, writes the NYT

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The US administration is working with the house of representatives of the Congress of the United States that it weakened the previously adopted Senate bill on sanctions against Russia, says on Wednesday in its electronic version of the newspaper New York Times.

«The white house has taken steps to the house of representatives weakened the law that allows Congress to block future moves of U.S. President Donald trump for the removal of any sanctions against Moscow», — stated in the material.

There is indicated that the efforts of the administration «aims to prevent awkward and inflicting political damage struggle over veto power between the Republican administration trump and the Republican controlled Congress about Russia».

The publication notes that the house of representatives, usually militant-minded toward Russia, «is faced with a choice» between the demonstration of the hard line against Moscow and the desire to avoid a potentially serious confrontation with their own President.

As noted in the article, on Tuesday, the head of the Committee on revenues and expenditures of the house of representatives, Republican Kevin Brady made a procedural objection to this bill that essentially puts a barrier to the passage of the document and can lead to processing».

As noted, in turn, the newspaper Politico, the Senate sent to the house of representatives its proposals for the simplification of the situation. On this occasion, the chair of the Senate foreign relations Committee Robert Corker assured that «all things work together» in this direction.

The U.S. Senate by 98 votes to two approved last week new sanctions against Russia and Iran. Sanctions against Russia were «sewn» to the bill on Iran in the form of the amendment to expedite their passage and hinder the potential failure of trump to sign the bill. The package of sanctions being considered by the house of representatives.

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