Biden Talks Tough on Russia While Extending Olive Branch to Putin: ‘We Could Have Gone Further, But I Chose Not To Do So’

President Joe Biden detailed the conversation he had with Russian President Vladimir Putin this week, saying Thursday that while he was clear that he was prepared to take further action against Russia, he also thinks diplomacy is an option.

“When we spoke again this week, I told him that we would shortly be responding in a measured and proportionate way because we had concluded that they had interfered in the election, and SolarWinds was totally inappropriate,” Biden said. “Today, I approved several steps, including expulsion of several Russian officials as a consequence of their actions. I’ve also signed an executive order authorizing new measures, including sanctions to address specific harmful actions that Russia has taken against U.S. interests.”

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