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Congress votes to strip Russia's free trade status

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Congress votes to strip Russia's free trade status

4.7.22
Congress approved a bill on Thursday afternoon to suspend trade relations with Russia. It's the first time that lawmakers sent legislation to punish the Kremlin to President Joe Biden's desk since Russia launched an invasion of Ukraine over a month ago.
Appetite has grown in Congress to further isolate Moscow with new reports of Russian soldiers indiscriminately killing Ukrainian civilians. Both the House and Senate cleared the bill with blowout bipartisan margins. Earlier in the day, the Senate approved the measure to freeze free trade with Russia in a 100-0 vote. The House quickly followed suit on the eve of a two-week recess, approving the bill in a 420-3 vote.

The 3 House members voting against removing Russia's US free trade status.... Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene (R/Georgia), Rep. Matt Gaetz (R/Florida), and Rep. Thomas Massie (R/Kentucky).
 
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