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U.S. House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) (C) takes questions during a news conference after a House Republican caucus meeting at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, January 14, 2014. Prospects of 1.4 million unemployed Americans getting their federal jobless benefits back soon brightened on Monday when U.S. Senate Republican negotiators offered a new plan to extend the emergency relief for three months. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst    (UNITED STATES - Tags: POLITICS) - RTX17DYO U.S. House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) (C) takes questions during a news conference after a House Republican caucus meeting at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, January 14, 2014. Prospects of 1.4 million unemployed Americans getting their federal jobless benefits back soon brightened on Monday when U.S. Senate Republican negotiators offered a new plan to extend the emergency relief for three months. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst (UNITED STATES - Tags: POLITICS) - RTX17DYO  

Boehner: Putin is a ‘thug’

Speaker of the House John Boehner called Russian president Vladimir Putin a “thug,” in an interview with the Cincinnati paper The Enquirer.

As the standoff with Russian troops in the Ukraine continues, Boehner called for sanctions against Russia.

“It’s time to stand up to Putin,” he said.

β€œAt what point do you say enough is enough?” he went on. “We are at that point.”

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