U.S. senators Cardin and McCain surprised by the delay of the White house sanctions against the Kremlin
WASHINGTON – Two U.S. senators – a Democrat from Maryland Ben Cardin and Republican from Arizona, John McCain – have issued on Wednesday a joint statement, which States that it’s been ten days since the 1st of October, when the administration trump has expired, in which she had to state on the application of sanctions against the defense sector and intelligence services of Russia.
This order was embodied in the “Law on countering the enemies of America by sanctions”, the authors of which are the senators Cardin and McCain.
“The delay calls into question the commitment of the administration to trump the bill of sanctions, which have acquired the force of law over two months ago, after months of public debate and debate in Congress. The administration had plenty of time to take care of it”, – said in a statement.
“In addition, – it is spoken forth, there is no indication that there are considerable diplomatic efforts to involve our allies in Europe, and leadership in efforts to increase pressure on Moscow. The intention of Congress was clear, which is reflected in the support of the bill by an overwhelming bipartisan majority”.