Sen. John McCain and other U.S. senators have reacted to the statement of President Donald Trump regarding signing the law on sanctions, where he expressed his discontent with Congress limiting his powers.
U.S. House of Representatives Democrats introduced a new draft of the Russia and Iran sanctions bill on July 12, hoping to send a message to President Donald Trump to maintain a strong line against the Kremlin.
The U.S. Senate resolved a technical issue that had stalled a new package of sanctions on Russia. However, the measure faces opposition in the House that could mean more delays.
The U.S. Senate voted in favor of the bill that stipulates for extended sanctions against Russia over its meddling in the U.S. presidential election, as well as aggression in Ukraine and Syria.
A measure to punish Russia with sanctions for interfering in the 2016 presidential election is expected to be voted in the U.S. Senate this week.