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Senator Cruz on Sanctions for Russians Gas Pipeline

Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX) said his bill sanctioning entities involved in the Nord Stream 2 pipeline is the best way to deter Russian President Vladimir… read more

Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX) said his bill sanctioning entities involved in the Nord Stream 2 pipeline is the best way to deter Russian President Vladimir Putin from invading Ukraine. He said Russia wants the pipeline to be completed so it can use it as a cudgel against Europe and “wipe Ukraine off the map.” He said the only reason Russia did not take over all of Ukraine when it invaded Crimea in 2014 was because it wanted to build the Nord Stream 2 pipeline. He said his bill would not hurt transatlantic relations because the European Parliament voted 581-50 to oppose the pipeline. close

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Senator Cruz on Sanctions for Russians Gas Pipeline

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517228-5
Category:
Senate Highlight
Format:
Senate Highlight
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Jan 13, 2022 | 2:06pm EST | C-SPAN 2
Last Aired:
Jan 14, 2022 | 2:13am EST | C-SPAN 2

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  • Jan 13, 2022 | 2:06pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Jan 14, 2022 | 2:13am EST | C-SPAN 2
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