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Intel: Menendez opposes resolution to immunize Sudan from terror lawsuits

The Trump administration is looking to unilaterally take Sudan off the US terror sponsors' list amid a logjam over the issue in Congress, jeopardizing victims' compensation, in an apparent effort to get Sudan to recognize Israel ahead of the Nov. 3 US election.

The top Democrat on the Senate Foreign Relations Committee says he will continue to oppose proposed legislation that would immunize Sudan from all future terror lawsuits in US courts.

“Let me just say, I will oppose any Sudan legislation that fails to preserve and protect the 9/11 claims to make sure that 9/11 families are not stomped upon by the administration, and I hope the State Department will reluctantly come along,” Menendez told the committee during a hearing Tuesday.

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