Bipartisan Support Builds for Banning Russian Oil

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Congress Says Nyet to Russian Energy

Congressional Democrats and Republicans alike are rallying behind a response to Russia’s war on Ukraine that the Biden administration has thus far avoided, fearing greater economic aftershocks than the sanctions already announced: blocking imports of Russian oil.

“I’m all for that,” House Speaker Nancy Pelosi told reporters Thursday. “Ban it. Ban the oil coming from Russia.”

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