SANCTIONS ON RUSSIA

“Corker vows to get answers on Trump’s Russia sanctions delay”


POLITICO

“The chief GOP architect of a Russia sanctions package that Congress overwhelmingly approved earlier this year vowed Wednesday to find out why the Trump administration has delayed using its new powers to punish Moscow.

Senate Foreign Relations Committee Chairman Bob Corker (R-Tenn.) — an author of the massive sanctions bill that President Donald Trump signed in August — told reporters that “I’m going to get on the phone with someone” within 24 hours to get details on why the administration missed the law’s Oct. 1 deadline to hit certain Russian entities with new penalties.” MORE

“Russia sanctions talks leave Iran bill hanging in the balance”


POLITICO

“We feel strongly that we need a tough, effective package of Russia sanctions to move alongside the Iran sanctions,” Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer said on the floor Wednesday. | AP Photo

“Trump Secretly Tried Lifting Sanctions On Russia Immediately After Taking Office”


POLITICUS USA

The White House rushed to lift sanctions that the Obama administration imposed on Russia for interfering in the 2016 election.

“Trump can wipe out Russia sanctions with stroke of the pen”


POLITICO

Democrats say congressional Republicans have gone soft on Russia since the election, and they want to spotlight the shift.

Democrats say congressional Republicans have gone soft on Russia since the election, and they want to spotlight the shift.

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