WASHINGTON: Senior US Republican and Democratic senators will introduce legislation on Tuesday seeking to impose a wide range of sanctions on Russia over its cyber activities and actions in Syria and Ukraine.
The legislation is sponsored by 10 senators – Republicans John McCain, Lindsey Graham, Marco Rubio, Ben Sasse and Rob Portman and Democrats Ben Cardin, Robert Menendez, Jeanne Shaheen, Amy Klobuchar and Richard Durbin.
The bipartisan support increases the measure´s chances of being passed by the Republican-led Congress.
A House of Representatives aide said Russia sanctions legislation also was being prepared in that chamber.
It could set up a showdown with the administration …read more
Source: The News International