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Biden Calls Putin a ‘Rational Actor’ Who ‘Miscalculated’ With Ukraine War

  • Comments follow deadly Russian missile barrage Monday
  • President has warned of ‘Armageddon’ if nuclear weapons used
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Putin Threatens ‘Harsh Response’ in More Ukraine Strikes
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President Joe Biden said the US has gamed out responses if Russian President Vladimir Putin uses a nuclear weapon in Ukraine. 

“The Pentagon didn’t have to be asked,” Biden said in an interview Tuesday with CNN, in response to a question about whether he’d directed the Defense Department to come up with contingencies.