White House: Additional Nord Stream 2 Sanctions Won’t ‘Change the Behavior of President Putin’

Posted on AllSides December 8th, 2021
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President Biden waived sanctions against Russia's Nord Stream 2 pipeline to Germany earlier this year, and on Tuesday -- amid a Russian military buildup near Ukraine -- the Biden White House downplayed the significance of those waivers.

Some members of Congress in both parties want Biden to use the pipeline as leverage to influence Russia's behavior regarding Ukraine.

Briefing reporters on Tuesday after President Biden’s video call with Russian President Vladimir Putin, Press Secretary Jen Psaki said there were “a lot of members on the Hill – not a lot,...

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