Debate Over Sanctions Misses Real Issue: Lax Funding for Enforcement

By Rachel Oswald
Posted February 1, 2018 at 11:12pm
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Congress last year overwhelmingly passed tough sanctions to punish Russia for interfering in the 2016 election — a bill that President Donald Trump grudgingly signed into law. But enforcing those and the many other sanctions required by law means more money and personnel, two things sorely lacking at the Treasury Department.