The Senate voted decisively on Thursday to approve a new package of stiff financial sanctions against Russia, Iran and North Korea, sending the popular bill to President Donald Trump for his signature after weeks of intense negotiations.
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US House of Representatives approves new sanctions against Russiawww.rt.com The House of Representatives has voted overwhelmingly to pass new sanctions against Russia, and require congressional approval before US President Donald Trump can ease or remove existing ones. The bill also includes sanctions against Iran and North Korea
Senate sends new Russia sanctions bill to Trump’s deskwww.rt.com The US Senate has approved further sanctions against Russia, Iran and North Korea, and now the bipartisan bill goes to President Donald Trump’s desk, where it may be vetoed or signed into law. The vote was 98 to 2.
With New Sanctions, Senate Forces Trump’s Hand on Russiawww.nytimes.com The sanctions force President Trump to either take a hard line against Russia or appear soft on Moscow during investigations into election meddling.
Russia sanctions: Trump's hand forced by Senate vote - BBC Newswww.bbc.com The bill imposes new sanctions on Russia, Iran and North Korea, despite White House objections.