Marc Short, a member of the White House legislative affairs team, which is working to amend the bill, says, “We support the sanctions on Iran and Russia; however, this bill is so poorly written that neither Republican nor Democratic administrations would be comfortable with the current draft because it greatly hampers the executive branch’s diplomatic efforts.”
If Trump is forced to sign the bill, he will not be able to establish a broader cooperative relationship with Putin; but if he vetoes it, he risks an override by the two-thirds majority in Congress.
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