Congressman Leonard Lance

Representing the 7th District of New Jersey

Holding Russia Accountable

Holding Russia Accountable

Holding Russia Accountable

Russia has intolerably involved itself in our Nation’s democratic electoral process.”

- Congressman Lance, during floor debate on H.R. 3364

Lance Actions:

  • One of the first Republican lawmakers to call for Attorney General Jeff Sessions to recuse himself from the Russia investigation.
  • Voted YES on all spending bills fully funding the Mueller investigation.
  • One of the first Republican lawmakers to cosponsor The Russia Sanctions Review Act (H.R. 1059), which would codify sanctions imposed by the Obama Administration and restrict the President’s ability to waive or remove sanctions on Russia.
  • One of eight Republican cosponsors of the Honest Ads Act (H.R. 4077), which makes online campaign ad disclosure more transparent in order to combat foreign disinformation during our elections.
  • Voted YES on the Countering America’s Adversaries Through Sanctions Act (H.R. 3364), which codifies sanctions on Russia and further sanctions Russia for election interference.  Lance also wrote to Secretary Tillerson following news reports of these sanctions not being implemented.
  • Voted YES on the Cyber Diplomacy Act (H.R. 3776), which recognizes Russia’s effort to influence 2016 election and reestablishes the Department of State as the office responsible for combatting cyber-attacks by foreign governments.
  • Cosponsor of the Fight Russian Corruption Act (H.R. 2820), which establishes an office in the Department of State dedicated to fighting illicit Russian activities aimed at eroding democratic governance.

More on Holding Russia Accountable

Mar 15, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. --- Congressman Leonard Lance (NJ-07) issued the following statement after the U.S. Treasury issued sanctions on Russia through the Office of Foreign Assets Control:

Mar 9, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. --- Congressman Leonard Lance (NJ-07) today teamed up with Reps.