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Trump signs bipartisan Russia sanctions bill

(POLITICO) President Donald Trump on Wednesday signed a bipartisan bill placing new sanctions on Russia, a White House official said.

The White House had indicated that Trump was likely to sign the bill into law, but they had raised concerns about its restrictions on his ability to lift sanctions on Moscow. The White House official said a signing statement would be released Wednesday. Such statements typically share the president’s views or interpretation of legislation.

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