White House Walks Back Haley Announcement On Russian Sanctions For Chemical Attack


The Trump administration appears to be walking back U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley’s announcement that the U.S. Treasury plans to issue additional sanctions on Russia following the suspected chemical weapons attack in Syria last week.

On Sunday morning, Haley stated that sanctions against Moscow will “be coming down” on Monday. But roughly 24 hours later, the administration signaled they have not decided on a definite course of action.

“We are considering additional sanctions on Russia and a decision will be made in the near future,” said White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders.

Read more at The Hill.



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