|RT | Jun 14, 2017|
New sanctions were approved by the US Senate in a 97-2 vote on Tuesday. They’re aimed at Russia’s defense, mining, banking, intelligence, transportation and industrial sectors. Sponsors of the bill say the sanctions are in response to Russia’s hand in Ukraine and Crimea, cyber-attacks, meddling in elections and “continuing aggression in Syria.”
These sanctions cannot be vetoed by the Trump administration. Daniel McAdams, executive director of the Ron Paul Institute, joins RT America’s Natasha Sweatte to discuss what they reveal about Trump’s relationship to his own Republican Party.