House Passes Bill To Impose New Sanctions On North Korea

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The House overwhelmingly voted Thursday to impose new sanctions on North Korea amid heightened tensions over its nuclear and ballistic missile programs.

The vote, 419-1, targets North Korea’s shipping industry and use of slave labor.

It also requires that the Trump administration report to Congress within 90 days on whether North Korea should be reinstated on the government’s state sponsors of terror list. Such a designation would trigger more sanctions, including restriction on U.S. foreign assistance.

The bipartisan legislation is aimed at thwarting North Korea’s nuclear ambitions by cutting off access to the cash the regime needs to follow through with its plans. Read more at Fox News.

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