USA: Trump signed off on Russian sanctions in the interest of national unity

Jim Acosta, journalist (English): «Of course there are people who come in from other parts of the world.» Stephen Miller, Senior Advisor to the US President (English): «That's not what you said and it shows your cosmopolitan bias.» Jim Acosta, journalist (English): «It just sounds like you're trying to engineer the racial and ethnic flow of people into this country.» Stephen Miller, Senior... Еще Advisor to the US President (English): «That is one of the most racist, insulting, ignorant and foolish things you have ever said and for you that is still a really- The notion that you think that this is a racist bill is so wrong and so insulting. Jim, the reality is that the foreign born population into our country has quadrupled since 1970, that's a fact. It has mostly been driven by green card policy. Now this bill allows for immediate nuclear family members to come into the country much as they would today and then it adds an additional point based system.» Sarah Huckabee Sanders, White House Press Secretary (English): «This morning the president signed the Countering America's Adversaries Through Sanctions Act. The president favours tough measures to punish and deter the bad behavior of the rogue regimes in Iran and North Korea, and he also sent a clear signal that we won't tolerate interference in our democratic process by Russia. The bill was improved but Congress has encroached on the power of the presidency and he signed it in the interest of national unity. We have been very clear that we support tough sanctions on all three of those countries, we continue to do so, and that has certainly not changed and I think that was reflected in the statements today.» Journalist (English): «One of the finer aspects of the bill and the findings that stated that Russia did in fact try to interfere in the US election and the president's statement that he did not quibble with that, is that an indication that he does accept the finding that Russia did interfere in our election? Sarah Huckabee Sanders, White House Press Secretary (English): «The president's already said that himself, directly at the press conference in Poland.» Journalist (English): «...Other actors...» Sarah Huckabee Sanders, White House Press Secretary (English): «May have been involved as well but he didn't dispute the fact that Russia was and he said that in Poland at the Press conference, that I believe you were present for.» *MULTIPLE SHOTS AT SOURCE* Sarah Huckabee Sanders, White House Press Secretary (English): «I think I spoke on this already but primarily because the president favours tough measures to punish and deter the bad behavior of the rogue regimes in Iran and North Korea and he also sent a clear signal that we won't tolerate interference in our democratic process by Russia. I also said that he signed it in the interest of national unity and again in support of, there's no question that there isn't support for the principles of the bill, it's just maybe some of the process.» *MULTIPLE SHOTS AT SOURCE* White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders confirmed that US President Donald Trump had signed a bill furthering sanctions against Russia, Iran and North Korea, during a White House press briefing in Washington DC, Wednesday, saying that he had done so in the interest of «national unity». Speaking alongside Senior Advisor to the US President Stephen Miller in a particularly heated press briefing, Sanders stated that «[the president] sent a clear signal that we won't tolerate interference in our democratic process by Russia.» She added, «There's no question that there isn't support for the principles of the bill, it's just maybe some of the process.» Huckabee Sanders' statement followed a heated spat between Miller and CNN's Jim Acosta over t

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