Midweek Roundup: House Approves Terror Finance Measures, Citibank Reportedly Weighs Venezuelan Closures, and More

House lawmakers approved a legislative package that would increase funding for counterterrorist financing efforts, expand the scope of geographical targeting orders and require U.S. officials to report on their steps to cut off funding to militant groups. The bills were introduced by a congressional task force to fight terror finance. More Legislation that would have expanded the authority banks have to share data under Sec. 314 of the U.S. Patriot Act failed to obtain the supermajority approval necessary to be fast-tracked in the House, the Hill reported. The Libertarian caucus opposed the measure on grounds that it could give the...