Nothing stimulates an economy like wartime spending.
Looks like the prez just got authority to sanction anyone he would like to.
“Directs the President to impose asset blocking and U.S. exclusion sanctions, if Russian armed forces have not withdrawn from Crimea within seven days after enactment of this Act, against: (1) any government official, and any close associate or family member of that official, who is responsible for or otherwise directing violations of Ukraine’s territorial integrity and sovereignty, or who is responsible for acts of significant corruption in the Russian Federation; (2)
- any individual who sponsored or provided financial, material, or technological support for, or goods or services in support of such acts;
Emphasis is mine