With the Afghanistan withdrawal debacle hanging as a backdrop, a hapless President Biden attempted to negotiate a deal with wily Russian President Vladimir Putin during a 2-hour virtual meeting on Tuesday. The interaction was in regards to Moscow’s military buildup of almost 100,000 troops massed on the Ukrainian border posing to invade.
On Wednesday, press secretary Karine Jean-Pierre spoke to reporters assuring them that Russian President Putin “got the message” during their diplomatic sit-down. She reiterated that the president’s strategy in dealing with Russian aggression towards Ukraine would draw harsh reaction from NATO allies. Read more