5 things for Monday, July 24: Russia, human trafficking and Afghanistan
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The White House has a new communications director, but the messages coming out of 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue are still muddled. Over the weekend Congress announced a bargain on new Russia sanctions . Newly-promoted press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders( we’ll miss you Sean Spicer !) saidthe Trump administration was cool with the legislation. But then new Communications Director Anthony Scaramucci said President Trump was still mulling it over. Scaramucci also said the President’s still not ready to accept the intel community’s assessmentthat Russia messed around with the 2016 election.