The top Democrat on the Senate intelligence committee has disputed President Donald Trump's claim that he's been tougher on Russia than any recent president.
Sen. Mark Warner of Virginia says almost all of the sanctions on Russia arose in Congress because of huge concerns by both parties about Russia's actions.
Speaking Sunday on CNN's "State of the Union," Warner accused the Trump White House of being slow to implement the sanctions.
Trump most recently made the claim following a published report that his behavior in the early months of his presidency gave federal law enforcement officials reason to begin investigating whether he had worked for Russia against American interests.
In Saturday's interview, Trump avoided giving a direct answer when asked if he currently is or has ever worked for Russia.
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