Democrats Back Effort To Block U.S.-Russia Cyber Deal
Democrats back effort to block U.S.-Russia cyber deal
A Democratic bid to block the United States from establishing a cybersecurity alliance with Russia is gaining steam in Congress after President Trump discussed and then dismissed creating an “impenetrable” cybersecurity unit this week with his Kremlin counterpart.
Rep. Brendan Boyle of Pennsylvania introduced the No Cyber Cooperation with Russia Act on Wednesday afternoon and has since garnered the support of a half-dozen fellow Democrats, including Arizona Rep. Ruben Gallego, California Rep. Ted Lieu, Nevada Rep. Jacky Rosen, Pennsylvania Rep. Dwight Evans and New York Reps Eliot Engel and Yvette Clarke.
The bill serves as “a pointed response” to comments …