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Campaign Press Release - FACT: Trump Has Been Tougher On Russia Than Biden

October 22, 2020

While Joe Biden failed to stand up to Russia during his 47 years in office, President Trump has taken tougher action against Russia than any past Administration.

President Trump and his administration have been tougher on Russia than any past administration.

  • President Obama's Secretary of Defense Robert Gates says it's "true" that President Trump's administration has been the toughest on Russia.

  • President Trump has repeatedly pushed back against Russian attempts to threaten American institutions, including imposing sanctions on hundreds of individuals and entities suspected of attempted election interference.

  • To hold Russia accountable for their repeated violations, President Trump withdrew the United States from both the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces (INF) Treaty and Open Skies Treaty.

  • The Trump Administration imposed harsh penalties in response to Russia's evasion of sanctions against North Korea, Syria, Iran, and Venezuela.

  • President Trump placed strong sanctions on the Nord Stream 2 pipeline, warning Germany and other nations about the dangers of relying on Russian energy.

Joe Biden failed to stand up to Russia during his forty-even years in Washington.

Donald J. Trump, Campaign Press Release - FACT: Trump Has Been Tougher On Russia Than Biden Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project https://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/node/346807

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