A group of senators belonging to both leading U.S. parties, introduced a bill providing for the need for the President to obtain congressional approval for the lifting of sanctions against Russia. Reported by the Associated Press.
As noted, supporters of the bill are concerned that the new head of the White house Donald trump can lift the sanctions without having to “reconsider their aggressive behavior model in the world.”
According to the Republican Senator from South Carolina Lindsey Graham, Russia did nothing to encourage her and ease sanctions.
Democratic Senator Ben Cardin from Maryland said that the bill gives Congress the opportunity to act, if he does not agree with the policy of trump against Russia.
The document also supports Republican senators John McCain of Arizona and Marco Rubio of Florida.
As previously reported, according to the document, the White house will have to provide a detailed report on the reasons for lifting sanctions on Russia. After that within 120 days, Congress can vote against such measures.
January 10, a number of senators-Republicans and Democrats introduced a bill on sanctions against Russia over alleged cyber attacks and the situation in Ukraine and Syria. The document, in particular, provides for the imposition of restrictions on cooperation with Russian security agencies and the support of hackers. In addition, it restricts investment in the energy sector of Russia.