Donald Trump manages to reward his friends—and Vladimir Putin—by dropping sanctions for Citgo
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How do you lift Russian sanctions without lifting sanctions against Russia? You do it like this:

The White House on Friday announced a new round of sanctions against Venezuela that explicitly exempt the U.S. arm of the country’s state-owned oil company. That company, Citgo, donated six-figure sums to Trump’s inauguration and recently hired former Trump officials to lobby for that exemption.

While there are good reasons to be upset about Trump’s carve-out for Citgo based on the fact that the...

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