Senator Calls On Trump To Embargo Russia, OPEC Crude
Authored by Julieanna Geiger via OilPrice.com,
“We will not be bullied” is the message Senator Kevin Cramer would like President Donald Trump to send to Saudi Arabia and Russia about the unsettled oil markets that the two nations, along with the UAE are presently flooding.
The Republican Senator from North Dakota issued a letter to the President on Wednesday, calling for an embargo for crude oil from Russia, Saudi Arabia, and other OPEC nations.
The letter requests that an “immediate signal” be sent, saying that “The United States will not be bullied or taken for granted,” according to the Senator’s Twitter feed.
“Foreign nations are now using the environment of the worldwide spread of COVID-19 to flood the market and cripple our domestic energy producers.”
Senator Cramer takes an additional dig at Russia’s actions: “these bullying tactics…