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President Joe Biden has claimed that “no one expected the sanctions” to deter Russia; however, days earlier, Vice President Kamala Harris said the opposite.Biden announced Thursday afternoon a new round of sanctions against Russian entities. This latest move by the US president was in response to the invasion of Ukraine started by Russian President Vladimir Putin overnight.Biden gave mixed signals to reporters about whether or not they’d work.President Biden: “I have no idea what he’s threatening. I know what he has done. No one expected the sanctions to prevent anything from happening. This is going to take time. We have to show resolve.” pic.twitter.com/rkKq60CG0q— CSPAN (@cspan) February 24, 2022
Cecilia Vega of ABC News asked Biden: “Sir, sanctions clearly have not been enough to deter Vladimir Putin to this point. What is going to stop him? How and when does this end, and do you see him trying to go beyond Ukraine?“Biden responded: “No one expected the sanctions to prevent anything from happening. This is going to take time, and we have to show resolve so he knows what’s coming and so the people of Russia know what he’s brought on them. That’s what this is all about. This is going to take ti …

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