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Key Democrat pushes back on Trump sanctions order as inadequate; GOP offers support

September 13, 2018 |
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Senate Intelligence ranking member Mark Warner (D-VA) said Wednesday that a new executive order on sanctions policy related to foreign election interference falls short, and that lawmakers still must pass legislation ensuring a credible deterrent is in effect.

However, congressional Republicans including Majority Whip John Cornyn (R-TX) and Senate Armed Services cyber subcommittee Chairman Mike Rounds (R-SD) -- who has been active in seeking a stronger national deterrence policy -- praised the executive order.

Rounds said, “Today’s executive order draws...


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