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Lawmakers Skeptical That Trump Will Meet Russia Sanctions Deadline

The Trump administration has until the end of the day Monday to impose sanctions on Russia for its interference in the 2016 election.
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Lawmakers Skeptical That Trump Will Meet Russia Sanctions Deadline

The Trump administration has until the end of the day Monday to impose sanctions on Russia for its interference in the 2016 presidential election. 

But some lawmakers are doubtful that deadline will be met.

The sanctions in question were included in legislation passed by Congress last year. President Trump ultimately signed the bill, but he didn't seem too happy about it.

If Trump misses Monday's deadline, it could signal to Congress that he's hesitant to crack down on Vladimir Putin's government.

The last time the Trump administration faced a deadline to implement sanctions against Russia, it took weeks to set things in motion.