russian sanctions

White House talking points on Syria before Haley's interview cite intended Russia sanctions

The day before US Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley went on national television saying that new sanctions would be announced against Russia, the White House sent out a list of talking points to surrogates advocating such a move. But the day after she announced sanctions would be coming, the White House contradicted itself, abruptly saying it would not be following through with the sanctions.

Lawmakers praise Trump for Russia sanctions

Lawmakers on both sides of the political aisle are praising the Trump administration's new Russian sanctions Friday, saying it was much needed after Russia meddled in the 2016 election, though some prominent members of Congress are calling for more to be done.