He said this, answering questions from journalists on the territory of the White House.
The adviser was asked about possible US retaliatory measures in connection with statements by US intelligence that Russia and Iran allegedly want to influence the United States elections.
“One of the problems that we faced both with respect to Iran and Russia is that we now have so many sanctions against these countries that we have very few (opportunities. -
) to do something to do (in this regard. -
) ", - quoted by TASS.
At the same time, the White House is studying "all possible containment measures" that can be applied, he added.
On October 16, O'Brien also said that it is becoming increasingly difficult for Washington to search for targets for anti-Russian sanctions.
As noted in the Kremlin, "the US sanctions dependence is well known to all."