Congress voted to strip Russia and its ally Belarus of “most favored nation” trade status. House lawmakers passed the measure in a 420-to-three vote Thursday.
Sen. Roger Marshall (R-Kan.) is calling for the U.S. to immediately impose new sanctions on Russia. In an interview Monday, the Kansas lawmaker said the U.S. should implement all sanctions it’s already discussed now instead of waiting until June.
The Biden administration made a move after Russia’s national currency bounced back despite sanctions. During a press conference on Thursday, White House Communications Director Kate Bedingfield said the Biden administration will respond by simply adding more sanctions.
As gas prices continue to hurt Americans, President Joe Biden announced he has a plan to control the costs. During remarks at the White House Thursday, he blamed Russian President Vladimir Putin for the price hikes as Russian oil comes off the global market.
The U.S. State Department is revamping its calls to stomp Iran’s nuclear ambitions. On Sunday, Secretary of State Antony Blinken met with top diplomats from Israel, the UAE, Egypt, Bahrain and Morocco in Jerusalem to discuss the threat posed by Iran’s growing power.
President Joe Biden highlighted the latest sanctions against Russia and efforts to help Ukraine after meeting with fellow NATO leaders in Belgium.
The State Department is lowering its expectations of returning to the controversial 2015 nuclear deal with Iran. It’s just over a year into the Joe Biden presidency and his administration is already backing away from its top foreign policy goal.
National Security Adviser, Jake Sullivan indicated that President Joe Biden and America’s European allies will soon announce more sanctions on Russia.
While Democrats and leftist organizations rush to boycott any and all products from Russia, few are willing to face the reality that these sanctions do more to harm average citizens in Russia and America than Moscow. One America’s Pearson Sharp explains.