US senators to issue legislation sanctioning Russia over election interference

Ben Cardin is one of the senators who said they would introduce legislation to impose "comprehensive" sanctions on Russia.
Ben Cardin is one of the senators who said they would introduce legislation to impose "comprehensive" sanctions on Russia.PHOTO: AFP

WASHINGTON (REUTERS) - Republican US Senator John McCain and Democratic Senators Ben Cardin and Robert Menendez said on Monday (Jan 9) they would introduce legislation to impose"comprehensive" sanctions on Russia over its attempts to influence the 2016 US election.

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