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These GOP senators ignored pressure to lift sanctions against 'Kremlin insider'

Jan 18, 2019 - The Washington Post
Board and Executive Moves

Eleven Senate Republicans defected from President Trump on Wednesday, but the resolution to overturn the administration's move to lift sanctions against Russian companies controlled by an ally of Vladimir Putin still fell three votes short because it needed the support of 60 senators to pass.

The coalition of GOP lawmakers who withstood pressure from the White House and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) to fall in line was eclectic and somewhat surprising. It included outspoke...