September 24, 2023

(NewsNation) — There’s been loads of response in Washington to the rebellious Russian mercenary commander who ordered his troops to march on Moscow.

The final consensus NewsNation is listening to from U.S. officers is they’re holding a detailed eye monitoring this very fluid state of affairs.

The White Home issued an announcement confirming that President Joe Biden spoke with the leaders of France, Germany and the U.Okay. to debate the state of affairs in Russia and affirm their unwavering assist for Ukraine.

The president continues to be briefed on the state of affairs all through the day by his nationwide safety staff.

Former President Donald Trump weighed in with a cryptic warning on his social media platform Fact Social, saying, “An enormous mess in Russia, however watch out what you want for. Subsequent in could also be far worse!”

Lawmakers on Capitol Hill additionally weighed in.

Senator Marco Rubio, who’s on the Senate International Relations and Senate Intel committees, tweeted that they’re watching this “extraordinary inner battle .. However that “irrespective of the way it seems, it’s sure to have a big and probably historic influence.”

Rubio additionally speculated that if, in actual fact, Wagner have been to face down… it might be as a result of present officers inside the Russian protection ministry have been being changed by others who have been loyal to Prigozhin, the chief of the Wagner army group.

Congressman Joe Wilson, R-S.C., who’s on the Home International Affairs Committee, said it’s “unimaginable to know the end result, however the chaos in Russia is what comes of a legacy of lies and corruption.”

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2024 GOP hopeful and former U.N. Ambassador Nikki Haley criticized the Biden administration for its rhetoric in the direction of Putin.

“I want I might say that Biden and Kamala can be on this however I’m anxious that they’re not. It’s not a time for Biden to be aggressive in opposition to Putin. It’s a time for Biden to be aggressive in assist of Ukraine. That’s the way in which we have to have a look at it going ahead,” she stated. “I’d already be on the telephone with Zelensky and all of our NATO allies speaking about how we’re going to deal with this going ahead. Trying on the alternatives with Putin being very distracted, to go and see how we will transfer this additional.”