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McFaul: No human rights bill trade for granting Russia top trade status

President Barack Obama's administration will not support any human rights or democracy legislation in exchange for Congress repealing the 1974 Jackson-Vanik law, which is preventing Russia from getting top trade status with the United States, the U.S. envoy to Moscow said today. U.S. Ambassador to Russia Mike McFaul, he former NSC senior director for Russia and a key architect of the administration's "reset" policy with Russia, was in Washington today --along with all other U.
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Federal Judge Says Obama’s Amnesty Immigration Order ‘Unconstitutional’, Steals Congress’ Law-Making Powers

News : The Inquisitr - News (yesterday)

Judge Arthur J. Schwab, sitting in the Western District of Pennsylvania, said Mr. Obama has some discretion in how to enforce laws, but by setting out a comprehensive system to grant tentative legal status to as many as 5 million il... Read Post

Obama signs bill $1.1 trillion government spending bill

News : The Newsroom (2 days ago)

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama on Tuesday signed a $1.1 trillion spending bill passed by Congress last week that lifted the threat of a government shutdown. The legislation funds most government agencies through Septe... Read Post

Obama will sign Russia sanctions bill without imposing new penalties: White House

News : The Raw Story (15 hours ago)

U.S. President Barack Obama will sign a Russian sanctions bill passed by the U.S. Congress but will not yet use the legislation to impose new penalties on Moscow, White House spokesman Josh Earnest said on Thursday. Earnest, briefin... Read Post


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