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Lawmakers Urge Strong Stance Against Putin


Lawmakers on both sides of the aisle said that the United States needs to stop Putin from gaining control over Crimea.

Rep. Mike Rogers (R-MI), chairman of the House Intelligence Committee, said that Putin is winning right now, and will not back down.

"Putin is playing chess and I think we are playing marbles, and I don’t think it’s even close," he said on "Fox News Sunday."

Rep. Chris Van Hollen (D-MD) warned that the world is only a couple days away from an international crisis.