Trump has been soft on Russia. That may be changing. President Donald Trump may soon place sanctions on Russia for interfering in the 2016 presidential election, a surprising move given that Trump continues to deny that Russia actually meddled in the campaign.
That’s according to Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, who told lawmakers during a Tuesday hearing that the US would “be moving forward with sanctions on Russia” as a result of the Kremlin’s election interference.
“In my discussions with the president, he is fully supportive of the work we’re doing,” Mnuchin said. Dan Coats, the director of national intelligence, also told …read more