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Democrats Seethe After OPEC Decision to Cut Oil Output

1 month ago   |   By The New Republic

In late March 2020, in the early throes of the coronavirus pandemic, two Republican senators introduced legislation to remove American troops and missile defense systems from Saudi Arabia. That bill, introduced by Senators Dan Sullivan and Kevin Cramer, was a response to the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries slow-walking its decision to cut oil production as global demand plummeted. Shortly after President Donald Trump personally pressured Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, OPEC cut its output. Two years later, the situation is almost wholly reversed: On Wednesday...
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