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Ted Cruz Ends Block On Biden State Department Nominees

Sen. Ted Cruz

By Abby Livingston, The Texas Tribune Feb. 23, 2022 Republican U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz will stop blocking President Joe Biden’s State Department nominees now that the administration is implementing sanctions against a company that built a Russian gas pipeline meant to supply Germany with natural gas. Still, Texas’ junior senator …

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Biden Announces Russia Sanctions After Ukraine Invasion

President Joe Biden

President Joe Biden, citing the “beginning of a Russian invasion of Ukraine,” announced a series of sanctions Tuesday against Russia, and threatened to squeeze the Russian economy even more if President Vladimir Putin – as Biden expects – moves further. President Putin’s actions are a flagrant violation of international law …

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