South Carolina Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham and Connecticut Democratic Sen. Richard Blumenthal introduced a resolution on Tuesday to designate Russia as a state sponsor of terror.
The resolution urged Secretary of State Antony Blinken to add the designation to Russia over its invasion of Ukraine.
“Now, therefore, be it Resolved, That the Senate — views the actions of the Government of the Russian Federation, at the direction of President Vladimir Putin, as acts of terrorism,” the resolution noted.
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— Toby Douthat (@tobydouthat) May 10, 2022
The U.S. currently lists only four nations as state sponsors of terror. The nations include Cuba, Iran, North Korea, and Syria.
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