Ohio AG seeks removal of Russian assets from state pension funds

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Ohio Attorney General David Yost joined Mornings with Maria on Tuesday in calling for the removal of Russian assets from state pension funds, arguing that “capitalizing Russian companies helps their economy keep going.”

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DAVID YOST: Capitalizing on Russian companies helps keep their economy going, that’s where the money for this war of conquest comes from…we had to go look, we didn’t know…it didn’t show at first how much we had in public pension funds, which, as you said, invested in Russia only from Ohio, it was about $300 million.

When [China] get in[s] In a war of conquest, say to take Taiwan, using war not for self-defense but for expanding national territory is a centuries-old type of tactic that we thought was pretty much over. Well, there are many reasons to also secede from China, not the least of which is dealing with ethnic minorities within its borders, but there is a quantum difference between your internal activities, which are morally reprehensible, and waging an optional enterprise of chosen war of conquest.

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