Biden bucks trend of predecessors with immediate, tough stance on Russia’s abuses

.@JoyAnnReid: In taking a more confrontational posture toward Russia at the outset of his term, President Biden is bucking the trend set by his predecessors.

6/17/2021 9:32:00 AM

.JoyAnnReid: In taking a more confrontational posture toward Russia at the outset of his term, President Biden is bucking the trend set by his predecessors.

In taking a more confrontational posture toward Russia at the outset of his term, President Biden is bucking the trend set by his predecessors. Joy Reid and her panel discuss Biden's historic meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin, and what Biden may have learned from the missteps of previous American presidents.

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JoyAnnReid Well, let’s take a closer look at what POTUS is dealing with that previous admins didn’t have to: ongoing cyber warfare, a compromised predecessor, a pandemic weakened Europe. Yeah, I’d cut the man some slack. JoyAnnReid Joy has no idea what’s she saying

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