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House drops push to strip Russia of PNTR at administration’s request

March 8, 2022 at 5:55 PM
A House bill to impose new sanctions on Russia would not strip Russia of its permanent normal trade relations or authorize the president to unilaterally increase tariffs on products from Russia or Belarus, a senior lawmaker said on Tuesday, suggesting further legislative moves could be made after the administration requested the bill be narrowed in scope. The Democratic and Republican trade committee leaders on Monday announced a deal on a bill that would ban imports of Russian energy, revoke Russian...

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