Published: Sat, July 15, 2017
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New bill with sanctions against Russian Federation presented in US House of Representatives

New bill with sanctions against Russian Federation presented in US House of Representatives

Engel said House Republicans are also discussing other changes to the bill, which he says would complicate working with the Senate to clear the bill through both chambers, "It only plays into my fear that they are trying to throw everything in the kitchen sink at this bill to make it impossible to pass it", he said.

"Instead of defending the integrity of American democracy, instead of holding the Trump White House accountable for its complicity, instead of showing Russian Federation that there will be consequences, the House Republican majority does nothing", Pelosi asserted.

A small group of Democrat members of the U.S. Congress have renewed their efforts to find possible links between banks such as Germany's Deutsche Bank, U.S. President Donald Trump and Russian Federation.

Check out their full address to the House in the clip above.

"But weighing the equities, what was more important was passing the Russia-Iran sanctions bill", the California Democrat said. "They prove that the Trump campaign was not only aware of the Russian government's efforts to meddle in our elections, they were enthusiastic about accepting Russian support".

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"Dilly-dallying around about the blue slip issue was just a ridiculous waste of time".

Senate Foreign Relations Chairman Bob Corker said in a statement that he's open to the House adding North Korea sanctions.

The resolutions must be referred to the committees for consideration, and if one or all of the committees ignore the resolution for 14 days, any member of the House can formally call for a vote on the resolution.

"I don't believe that having the president's party in a position to protect him from any oversight is good policy for our country", Hoyer told reporters.

The U.S. energy industry has been lobbying against the bill and some Republican House members, particularly from oil-producing states, have said they might want changes.

The addition of the House's North Korean sanctions bill would be yet another twist for the Senate's legislation that includes both Russian Federation and Iranian sanctions, which passed 98-2 one month ago.

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