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Kamala Harris Gives Horrifying Response When Asked What She Thinks Putin Will Do

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Kamala Harris spoke to reporters on the tarmac during her visit to Milwaukee and gave an interesting response when asked about the conflict intensifying with Russia.

Harris was asked about Russian President Vladimir Putin potentially invading Ukraine and if she could provide any insight into the situation.

Harris said she had no idea what Putin was going to do, which is quite an unsettling answer as some have suggested this could trigger a major global conflict.

“I know you’ve been asking about Ukraine, so here’s the deal,” Harris began.

“First of all, I am being briefed on a constant basis by my national security team and, as you know, the President, I, and other members of our administration have been in active discussions with our allies and partners around the globe, in particular in Europe, and the bottom line is that we have been clear and consistent for quite some time that we respect the territorial integrity and sovereignty of Ukraine, and we expect that Russia would do the same, and any aggressive action taken by Vladimir Putin will be met with severe consequences,” she added.

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Harris continued: “The ball is clearly in his court. I can’t tell you what he’s going to do, but we are prepared to take decisive action if he moves in an aggressive manner into Ukraine.”

WATCH:

The Biden administration is dispatching U.S. military and special operations, tactical teams, to the American Embassy in Ukraine after Moscow warned that a “countdown” is now underway as tens of thousands of Russian troops remain deployed around the eastern European country’s perimeter.

The special operations teams, which were “quietly” sent to Kyiv over the past few days, came after Secretary of State Antony Blinken rebuffed Ukrainian pleas for the U.S. to impose hefty sanctions on Russia for its perceived aggression.

The teams arrived last week, shortly before U.S. Embassy families were ordered to begin evacuating Ukraine, said the sources, who have direct knowledge of the events.

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“This means that they’re anticipating violence or complete deterioration in short order,” said former Diplomatic Security Service Special Agent Dale McElhattan, who has taken part in diplomatic evacuations.

Western governments became alarmed last week when Konstantin Gavrilov, who led a Russian delegation to the Vienna Negotiations on Military Security and Arms Control, issued what seemed like a dire warning.

“There arrives a moment of truth when the West either accepts our proposals or other ways will be found to safeguard Russia’s security,” Gavrilov said, according to the Tass news agency. “I am convinced that with goodwill and a willingness to compromise in any situation, it is possible to find a way out to mutually acceptable solutions. We are running out of time. The countdown begins.”

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Ukrainian officials, meanwhile, have pressed the Biden administration to impose sanctions on Russia before any attack as a means of deterring aggression, but the White House has refused.

“When it comes to sanctions, the purpose of those sanctions is to deter Russian aggression,” Blinken told CNN’s State of the Union program.

But last week following Gavrilov’s remarks, the State Department ordered families of embassy personnel and other non-essential staffers out of Ukraine.

And over the weekend, Biden himself was blasted on social media after the State Dept. announced it could not guarantee evacuation for U.S. citizens who have decided to remain in the country.

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