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Lawmakers Urge Strong Stance Against Putin

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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.