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Don't let Trump weaken Russia sanctions

Don't let Trump weaken Russia sanctions

If there’s one thing all our elected leaders from both parties ought to agree on, it’s that Russia’s role in cyberattacks on the 2016 election were a provocation that must be answered. In the Senate, that was very nearly true. An amendment to an Iran sanctions bill would add new sanctions against Russia in response to its election meddling and other destabilizing activities, including its involvement in the Syrian civil war and its continued incursions into Ukraine. The measure, which was largely the work of Maryland’s Sen. Ben Cardin, passed 98-2.

But President Donald Trump’s administration opposed it, and now the White House is working to block...

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