PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) An internal White House quarrel over the timing of new Russia sanctions played out in public when the new economic adviser suggested U.N. Ambassador Nikki Haley was suffering from momentary confusion and Haley retorted: With all due respect, I dont get confused.
The feud appeared to quiet down after the economic adviser, Larry Kudlow, called Haley to apologize Tuesday afternoon, a White House official said. The official spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity to describe private discussions.
Earlier Tuesday, Kudlow told reporters during a briefing in Florida that Haley got ahead of the curve when she said the U.S. would be slapping new sanctions on Russia on Monday in retaliation for the countrys support for Syrias Assad government after its latest suspected chemical attack.
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