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Sen. Mitt Romney laid the blame for Russia’s Wednesday night invasion of Ukraine at the procedures of the three most current U.S. presidents, which include Barack Obama, Donald Trump, and Joe Biden.
“Putin’s Ukraine invasion is the to start with time in 80 yrs that a good electrical power has moved to conquer a sovereign nation. It is with no justification, with no provocation and without honor,” Romney said in a statement.
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“Putin’s impunity predictably follows our tepid response to his preceding horrors in Georgia and Crimea, our naive initiatives at a a single-sided ‘reset,’ and the shortsidedness of ‘America 1st,'” the 2012 Republican presidential nominee extra.
“The ’80s known as and we didn’t answer,” Romney reported.
The Republican also criticized the existing U.S. international policy.
“The peril of once again hunting absent from Putin’s tyranny falls not just on the people of the nations he has violated, it falls on America as very well,” he explained.
Romney, recalling his exchange with Obama, suggests in new assertion, “the ‘80s called’ and we didn’t remedy.”
— Philip Melanchthon Wegmann (@PhilipWegmann) February 24, 2022
Romney also predicted that Russian President Vladimir Putin may possibly continue on his aggression.
“Background exhibits that a tyrant’s appetite for conquest is under no circumstances satiated,” he extra.
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“America and our allies have to respond to the phone to shield independence by subjecting Putin and Russia to the harshest financial penalties, by expelling them from worldwide establishments, and by committing ourselves to the expansion and modernization of our countrywide defense,” Romney said.
Romney predicted in 2012 that Russia was America’s “amount one geopolitical foe,” a remark that drew criticism from then-President Obama.
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“A number of months back when you had been questioned what is the most significant geopolitical risk struggling with The united states, you reported Russia, not al-Qaeda,” Obama explained all through the 3rd presidential debate between him and Romney in Oct 2012. “And the 1980s are now contacting to inquire for their international plan back simply because the Chilly War’s been about for 20 a long time.”
When @MittRomney called Russia the “big geopolitical foe”of America, he was attacked by many on left & suitable. That was 2012. He was right.
— stuart stevens (@stuartpstevens) February 14, 2022