Congress Displays Bipartisan Attitude
Written by andrew-rossi on June 16, 2017
The U.S. Senate passed a bipartisan measure yesterday that would allow expanded sanctions against Iran and Russia.
Wyoming Senator John Barrasso supported the measure, as did Senator Mike Enzi. The bill would impose sanctions on persons involved with Iran’s ballistic missile program, and apply terrorism sanctions to the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps. It would also impose new sanctions on corrupt Russian agents, those involved in serious human rights abuses or supplying weapons to the Assad regime, and those conducting malicious cyber activity on behalf of the Russian government.
KODI Radio spoke with Senator Barrasso yesterday as he was coming out of the voting session.
Congress’ bipartisan attitude extended to the baseball game that took place at Washington Nationals Park yesterday evening. Representative Steve Scalise of Louisiana, the third-highest-ranking Republican in the House of Representatives, is still in critical condition after undergoing his second surgery as a result of a gunshot wound to his hip from the shooting that happened earlier in the week.
Barrasso was not able to attend the game, as he was headed to Wyoming for his weekly visit, to attend to the concerns of his constituents back home.