09 Jan 2017
Two leading Senate Republicans said Sunday they will introduce a bipartisan bill to impose additional sanctions on Russia over hacking the U.S. election, a move that threatens to deepen the divide between Capitol Hill and president-elect Donald Trump over U.S. relations with the Kremlin.
Speaking on NBC’s “Meet the Press,” Sens. Lindsey Graham of South Carolina and John McCain of Arizona said the bill would give the incoming administration additional tools to sanction Russia in light of the intelligence community’s assessment that President Vladimir Putin orchestrated a campaign to undermine and interfere in the 2016 U.S. presidential election.
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