Skip to comments.Schiff Warns of 'Vigorous' Response by Congress If Trump Reverses Russia Sanctions
Posted on 01/01/2017 11:38:32 AM PST by Mariner
The ranking Democrat on the House Intelligence Committee warned that if President-elect Donald Trump tries to reverse the Obama administration's latest sanctions against Russia, Congress will have a "vigorous" response.
Rep. Adam Schiff of California said he thinks Congress may actually want to strengthen Russian sanctions.
"You're going to see Democrats, and Republicans like [John] McCain and [Lindsey] Graham, and others come together with a strong sanctions package because frankly even though what the administration did was more than symbolic -- it was very meaningful -- it is not enough to deter Russia," Schiff told ABC News Chief White House correspondent Jonathan Karl on "This Week."
The White House announced Thursday that the U.S. is expelling 35 suspected Russian intelligence operatives and sanctioning five Russian entities and four individuals in response to an alleged cyberattack that the U.S. says was intended to interfere with the 2016 election.
Asked by Karl how Congress would react if Trump reverses the sanctions after he takes office, Schiff said the reaction would be "even more vigorous, I'm convinced, in favor of stronger sanctions against Russia."
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But they still do not, and never will have a 2/3 majority on any potential law or subject if Trump vetoes.
These idiots are tripling down on one of the stupidest conspiracy claims in American history.
there is a full coup attempt in progress. It will have to be crushed.
Where is the proof?
Media has become democrat lap dogs.
Where is the evidence?
We hear the noise, but where is the evidence?
Why am I reminded of a little yipper dog trying to pick a fight with a wolf?
What an idiot.
This little bug needs to be squished pretty quickly. It will put the others on notice.
Pajama boys throwing cups of cocoa will get very messy.
Trump needs to accomplish his strategic goals. If he needs to pass on a few things like the sanctions immediately Okay. However this is War and I believe he understands it is an ongoing War with the Globalist she Dem and Republican. If he can build some further support the task will be easier. He does that through successes and not by cowtowing to the liberals.
SHould be interesting to say the least!!
They are not republican congress critters joining democraps, they both are progressive Marxist moles, and as such must be rooted out like crabgrass in the garden.
Too many of these Dems and stupid Repugs smoking the “Russians did it” crack pipe.
They think we’ll forget about the e-mails and poisonous and incestuous relationship between DNC and MSM, the Clintoon Crime Family et all in favor of this malarky.
What are they all hiding?
They can pass a sanctions bill but it would face a presidential veto - Presidents don’t like Congress butting into foreign policy.
I believe a lot of this “tough, badass” talk will cease after Jan 20th....
They’re ready to pull a “Noot.”
Bring it Schiff
I saw Tucker Carlson destroy on TV
Well as I understand it Trump would not need congress to undo the sanctions, so does this democrat think she can get enough votes to give any kind of response, vigorous or otherwise?
“Congress will have a “vigorous” response”
Another demonrat sit in? To hell with these morons.
Not concerned with Republicrats and their Fake News narrative.
Done with these lying asholes.
America needs to sanction Congress.
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