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Washington Insider -- Friday
Fri Jul 18, 2014 06:14 AM CDT

Here's a quick monitor of Washington farm and trade policy issues from DTN's well-placed observer.

GOP Supports Obama's New Sanctions on Russia

In something relatively different for Washington these days, congressional Republicans are applauding President Obama’s announcement of new sanctions against Russia for its continued intervention in Ukraine, at least as far as those sanctions go. They also are calling for even more punishing measures, including military aid to Kiev. Those calls increased yesterday following the reported shooting down of a Malaysia Airlines passenger plane by separatists in eastern Ukraine.

Obama earlier stepped up the sanctions ...

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