Russia, Iran sanctions bill hits roadblock in U.S. House

Russia, Iran sanctions bill hits roadblock in U.S. HouseBy Patricia Zengerle WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Legislation to impose new sanctions on Russia and Iran that passed the U.S. Senate nearly unanimously last week has run into a procedural problem that could prevent a quick vote in the House of Representatives, lawmakers said on Tuesday. The Countering Iran’s Destabilizing Activities Act, which also includes new sanctions against Russia, passed the Senate 98-2 last week, an overwhelming vote that looked like it might complicate President Donald Trump’s desire for warmer relations with Moscow.



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