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On Tuesday morning, President Biden took to the podium at the White House to deliver a solemn and provocative speech. As punishment for waging war on Ukraine, he announced, the United States would cut off Russian oil imports.
Mr. Biden said the move would require some sacrifice, but would be for the greater good.
How much will the ban hurt Russia, and American consumers?
On today’s episode
Biden banned oil imports from Russia, calling it a “blow to Putin’s war machine.”
The ban could have meaningful consequences for the U.S. economy, pushing up prices at the gas pump when inflation is already rapid.
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