March 24, 2014

How Would a Republican Handle Ukraine?

Doyle McManus, Los Angeles Times

The Associated Press

The crisis in Ukraine has presented a new opportunity for Republicans to snipe at the Obama administration, and they have embraced the task enthusiastically. But the pile-on isn't without risk. Debate about what to do about Russia has also caused new fissures within the party, and they're unlikely to be healed before 2016.

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TAGGED: Republican Party, John McCain, Lindsey Graham, Ukraine, Crimea, U.S. Foreign Policy, United States, Marco Rubio, Rand Paul


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