U.S. House passes bill to put pressure on Nicaragua, sending bill to White House

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Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega holds a papers portion speaking during an lawsuit with Honduras President Juan Orlando Hernandez (not pictured) wherever they signed a territorial pact to specify their borders successful the Caribbean Sea and the Pacific Ocean, successful Managua, Nicaragua October 27, 2021. Picture taken October 27, 2021. Honduras Presidency/Handout via REUTERS

WASHINGTON, Nov 3 (Reuters) - The U.S. House of Representatives voted overwhelmingly connected Wednesday for authorities clamping down connected Nicaragua up of its Nov. 7 election, which Washington has denounced arsenic a sham organized by President Daniel Ortega.

As voting continued, the ballot was 290 to 13 successful favour of the measure. Since the Senate has already passed it, House support sends the measure to the White House, wherever President Joe Biden is expected to motion it into law.

Reporting by Patricia Zengerle and Matt Spetalnick, Editing by Rosalba O'Brien

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