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The Latest: Senator to force vote on Russian oligarch

6 days ago   |   By National Post

WASHINGTON - The Latest on President Donald Trump and the Russia investigation :
12 p.m.
Senate Democratic leader Chuck Schumer says he'll force a vote in the coming days on the Treasury Department's decision to ease sanctions on three companies connected to Russian oligarch Oleg Deripaska.
Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin has defended the decision, saying the companies are undergoing a major restructuring to “sever Deripaska's control and significantly diminish his ownership.” He says Deripaska himself and any companies he controls remain under sanctions.
Schumer, however, contends the...
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The Latest: Senator disputes Trump's claim on Russia policy

6 days ago   |   By My Sanantonio

WASHINGTON - The Latest on President Donald Trump and the Russia investigation :
10:25 a.m.
The top Democrat on the Senate intelligence committee has disputed President Donald Trump's claim that he's been tougher on Russia than any recent president.
Sen. Mark Warner of Virginia says almost all of the sanctions on Russia arose in Congress because of huge concerns by both parties about Russia's actions.
Speaking Sunday on CNN's "State of the Union," Warner accused the Trump White House of being slow to implement the sanctions.
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