U.S. Senate passes new bipartisan sanctions on Iran, Russia
June 22, 2017
The U.S. Senate passed a bipartisan measure June 15 that would allow expanded sanctions against Iran and Russia.
Wyoming Republican U.S. Senators Mike Enzi and John Barrasso both supported the measure.
The bill would impose sanctions on persons involved with Iran’s ballistic missile program and those that transact with them. It would apply terrorism sanctions to the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) and codify sanctions for individuals who contribute to Iranian support for terrorism. It would also require the president to block the property of any person or entity involved in speci...