Abbreviated Pundit Round-up: It’s 2017. What comes next with health care?Posted: 2017-01-02
President Obama just took unprecedented steps to punish Russia for its cyberattacks
And it’s going to make life harder for Trump.
On Thursday, the Obama administration announced an equally unprecedented effort to punish Moscow with sanctions for its past hacking — and serve notice that future meddling will draw an even harsher response.
The move, which is far more sweeping than the punishments leveled against North Korea or China for other state-sponsored hacking efforts, is going to make it significantly harder for Trump to start his tenure in the White House with an immediate effort to improve ties with Vladimir Putin.
Resistance comes in many forms.