House Votes 362-53 Disapproving of Trump Lifting of Sanctions on Russian Companies

Oleg V. Deripaska. Credit: Dzinko

(From The Hill)

In a major rebuke of President Trump, the House overwhelming passed a resolution Thursday formally disapproving of the Trump administration’s rolling back of sanctions on companies owned by Oleg Deripaska, an ally of Russian President Vladimir Putin.

In a 362-53 vote, the House sounded its disapproval of the lifting of sanctions, with 130 Republicans breaking with Trump and backing the Democratic measure.

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