The White House confirmed on Sunday that President Joe Biden’s sudden assertion that Russia must undergo a regime change was not on the president’s script.
President Biden took aim at Russian President Vladimir Putin saying, “For God’s sake, this man cannot remain in power.”
The president’s flippant comment caused a flurry of activity as the Biden administration desperately ran damage control and shut down the idea that regime change was a serious priority.
Secretary of State Tony Blinken said during a press conference in Israel that “We do not have a strategy of regime change in Russia or anywhere else, for that matter. In this case, as in any case, it’s up to the people of the country in question. It’s up to the Russian people.”
The comment by the president threatened to escalate tensions between the United States and Russia which seriously impedes our ability to push for a ceasefire in Ukraine.
President Biden clearly doesn’t understand the power his words can have, and he is showing us why he should never have been chosen to lead the free world.
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