President-elect Donald Trump’s incoming press secretary questioned whether the Obama administration’s sanctions after concluding Russia interfered in the election were out of proportion.
“Why the magnitude of this?” Sean Spicer said on ABC.
The White House announced last week that it was levying sanctions against Russian intelligence services and expelling 35 Russian officials from the US in response to meddling in the presidential election. It also blocked Moscow’s access to two compounds it owns in the US.
“Is that response in proportion to the actions taken? Maybe it was; maybe it wasn’t, but you have to think about that,” Spicer said. “That’s …read more
Source: Gulf times