Mccain, Cardin Urge Trump To Get Difficult With Moscow

McCain, Cardin urge Trump to get tough with MoscowTwo senior senators are urging President Donald Trump to fully use the new authority to punish Russia that lawmakers overwhelmingly granted him last month.
Beyond that deadline, McCain and Cardin pressed Trump to “fully implement” another section of the sanctions measure that adds new penalties for companies connected to Russian oil and gas projects.
“As you know, the law provides for Congress to review any administration determination to remove sanctions designations on individuals or entities,” McCain and Cardin wrote.
John McCain (R-Ariz.) and Ben Cardin (D-Md.
) wrote to Trump on the eve of a key deadline in the Russia sanctions bill, which won lopsided bipartisan support in Congress and forced the president to get tougher on Moscow over its election meddling.

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