Ron DeSantis recalibrates controversial Ukraine position

Ron DeSantis is again reframing his stance on the Russian invasion of Ukraine.

After drawing controversy for calling it a “territorial dispute” and claiming it was not one of America’s “vital national interests,” the Florida Governor took a tougher stance in an interview with Piers Morgan.

Writing in the New York Post, Morgan quotes DeSantis as calling Russian President Vladimir Putin a “war criminal” who should be “held accountable,” a seemingly tougher stance than the statement the Governor thrilled Tucker Carlson with last week.

DeSantis claimed his “territorial dispute” framing, which was provided in an essay-length written statement, was somehow misunderstood.

“Well, I think it’s been

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