'This Week': U.S. Response to Russia

ABC News' Martha Raddatz and Rep. Adam Kinzinger, R-Ill., on the crisis in Ukraine.
3:00 | 03/02/14

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Let's get quick analysis with Martha Raddatz and republican congressman, Adam kinzing Kinzinger, member of the house foreign affairs compete. Martha, you heard the secretary say boycotting the sochi summit a distinct possibility. And everything economic and military on the table. But you have been working your sources. What is realistically possible, what options are really being considered and will they make any difference? It's very clear the options are limited, George. You don't to want provoke Putin, but you do want to be strong. We imagine Putin as a hammer- handed old bear, but Russians are very good at chess. He knew the reaction of the world and he took that risk. Major Russian interests are there in crimea, including the military bases. The threat of not coming to the g8, I can't imagine he's all that concerned. He's also heard U.S. Threats before and nothing happened. Nothing happened to stop in crimea. It's a fragile government with financial woes. Will he stop there? We don't know. And as tery pointed out, Russia troops are still in Georgia and he still got the olympics. Options are limited. And now congressman, you had a meeting on this Tuesday. You heard secretary Kerry ask can congress to pass economic aid to the Ukraine. Seemed open to the idea of sanctions. What's the house going to do? The house will be cooperative with the administration on this. We have to accept the reset with Russia is over. Get that on the table. Time to respond with strength. It's important to talk about economic sanctions. It's important to talk about aid to the Ukrainian people. To get on the record, have congress on the record supporting the inclusion of Georgia into nato. Talk about the fact, Russia, if you want to threaten your neighbors, including the Ukraine, we're going to go ahead and talk about the expansion of nato. That's important to the Russians. It's important for congress, and you will see this, to stand strong with the president and say we may not be able to respond militarily, but it's a pariah state, not just for a year, but the next decade. Okay, congressman. Stick with us. And switch gears to the culture clash in Arizona. It sparked so much reaction this

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