The Senate failed to pass a bill sponsored by Republican Senator Ted Cruz to sanction Russia’s Nord Stream 2 natural gas pipeline. The tally was 55-44, failing to reach the 60 votes needed to pass.
The Biden administration says legislation from Senator Ted Cruz to impose tough new sanctions on the Nord Stream 2 pipeline would undermine talks with Russia over Ukraine.
Sanctions on Russia’s Nord Stream 2 pipeline backed by Republican Sen. Ted Cruz could harm relations with Germany, several Democratic US senators warn.
What people are saying?
Northernlight We’re trying to pass voting rights nothing to help with gas pipeline for Russia get it right my God who do who is running this government we are in a crisis right now at domestic crisis.
Codename: Jack Howard The knee jerk reaction is to cheer rejection of a Ted Cruz measure because…Ted Cruz. But this was a 55-45 vote in a 50/50 Senate. And Russia certainly seems undeterred at this point. Respectfully submit this warrants a deeper pro/con dive.