“Indeed, US senators, including Republicans, of course, lobby their economic sectors, in particular, Republicans lobby the military-industrial complex and export. Actually, what is just supposed to be, ”the expert explained.

Byshok noted that if we talk about the wording used by Ted Cruz, that Russia will allegedly use billions of dollars for “aggression”, this is a story that has been quite popular in recent years.

“Ted Cruz should have said this, because it is characteristic of American politics that when you talk exclusively about economic benefits in foreign policy, this is not considered very correct, you must always add moral and political components,” the analyst concluded.

Earlier, Cruz announced possible sanctions against companies that are involved in the construction of the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline.

According to him, if the gas pipeline is completed, Russia will be able to get billions of dollars that will be used "to fuel the Russian aggression."