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The Russia Sanctions Bill Is Unconstitutional — and Unnecessarily So

by Daniel Hemel — Tuesday, July 25, 2017

The bill to impose sanctions on Russia for meddling in the 2016 election—which passed the Senate by a 98-2 vote in June and passed the House by a 419-3 margin this afternoon—is unconstitutional. Unnecessarily unconstitutional. Indeed, the bill’s unconstitutionality is so gratuitous that one wonders whether it resulted from a mere oversight or whether it […]