>> Russia chose protecting a monster over the lives of the Syrian people.>> US ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley, firing back against the Trump administration on Tuesday. After White House Economic Advisor Larry Kudlow said that she may have been confused about a US plan to impose more sanctions on Russia.
In a stunning statement, Haley said quote, with all due respect, I don't get confused. That brief statement comes after President Trump walked back comments Haley made over the weekend. When she said new US sanctions against Moscow would be forthcoming over its support of Syrian President Bashar al-Assan.>> You will see that Russian sanctions will be coming down, Secretary Mnuchin will be announcing those on Monday if he hasn't all ready.
>> But the following day the new sanctions didn't materialize. When asked about Haley's comments, Kudlow said quote, there might have been some momentary confusion about that. A senior administration official told Reuters on Monday that Trump is unlikely to approve new sanctions. Unless Russia carries out a new cyber attack, or some other provocation.
>> Pictures of dead children mean little to governments like Russia.>> Haley has been one of the most vocal critics of Moscow, at a time when her boss has spoken out against Russia far less often.>> I think I could have a very good relationship with President Putin, I think