Thursday, August 3, 2017

Trump Blames Congress For "All-Time Low" Russian Relationship, McCain Slaps Back "Thank Putin For Attacking Our Democracy"

Sen. John McCain

A day after Donald Trump signed into law a bill passed with massive bipartisan support in Congress that imposes new sanctions on Russia and curbs the president's authority to lift them, Trump took to Twitter to complain about the "flawed" legislation.

In addition to imposting new sanctions on Russia, Iran and North Korea, the legislation impairs the president's ability to lift any sanctions put in place by the Obama administration in retaliation for Russian election meddling.

Veteran Republican Sen. John McCain didn't miss a beat responding to Trump, saying any blame for bad blood lies at the feet of Russian President Putin:

And a few more voices from across the political spectrum:

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