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White House Statement Says Trump Intends to Sign Russian Sanctions Legislation

Amid all the other big news that happened in the past week, both the House and Senate overwhelmingly passed legislation imposing sanctions on Russia.

Earlier this week, reporters asked Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders whether President Trump would sign it. Tonight she put out a statement saying he will:

The statement also says that the President “negotiated regarding critical elements of it.” There have been reports in recent weeks on how the White House has lobbied to “weaken” the sanctions.

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