Frustration grows over stalled Russia sanctions bill

The Hill: Lawmakers are growing increasingly frustrated with a series of procedural spats that are stalling new Russia sanctions in the House amid mounting concerns about Moscow’s election meddling.

Senators thought they removed any roadblock to tougher financial penalties when they passed a technical fix late last month. Instead, the bill remains stuck in limbo.

“This is all doing nothing but helping Russia,” Sen. Bob Corker (R-Tenn.) told reporters on Wednesday. “Every day that goes by ... mischief can happen, and I think we really could have passed it the week before the [July Fourth] recess.”

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