Log in
Welcome to the 

Ukrainian American Bar Association

Senate Pushes for More Russian Sanctions in Bipartisan Legislation

10 Jan 2017 10:34 PM | Myroslaw Smorodsky (Administrator)

Senate Pushes for More Russian Sanctions in Bipartisan Legislation

Tuesday, one day before confirmation hearings for a key chunk of President-elect Donald Trump’s national security nominees, top lawmakers from both sides of the aisle said they would introduce new legislation to punish Russia for meddling in the election, as well as its aggressive behavior in Ukraine and Syria.

An aide to Sen. Ben Cardin (D.-Md.), one of the sponsors of the bill, said that after the public release last week of the intelligence community’s assessment of Russian interference in the U.S. election “he felt now was the time to introduce” the legislation. Read FP article

View Press conference


Powered by Wild Apricot Membership Software