Biden Contradicts Everyone In His Administration By Saying Sanctions Wouldn’t Deter Russia (VIDEO)

Joe Biden was asked this week why sanctions did not deter Russia.

In typical Biden fashion, he lost his cool and insisted that no one ever said that sanctions would deter Russia.

But that’s completely wrong. Lots of people from his administration have said repeatedly that sanctions were supposed to deter Russia.

Breitbart News reports:

Joe Biden Admits ‘Sanctions Never Deter’ After Announcing More Sanctions

President Joe Biden admitted Thursday that more sanctions would not deter Russian President Vladimir Putin from proceeding in his war in Ukraine.

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“I did not say that in fact the sanctions would deter him,” Biden told a reporter during a press conference in Brussels. “Sanctions never deter.”

The president complained that the media continued to harp on the failure of his tough sanctions to prevent Putin from escalating his war in Ukraine.

He explained the strategy of sanctions was more about punishment, just hours after announcing more economic sanctions on Russia.

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“The maintenance of sanctions, the increasing the pain, and the demonstration why I asked for this NATO meeting today is to be sure that after a month we will sustain what we are doing,” he said.

When asked by a reporter if he thought the additional sanctions would force Putin to change course in Ukraine, Biden grew frustrated.

“That’s not what I said, you’re playing a game with me … the answer is no,” he replied.

Here are Biden’s comments:

And here’s everyone else saying the opposite:

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