Romney calls for US to continue “cranking up the sanctions” against “evil regime” of Russia

US Ambassador to the United Nations Linda Thomas-Greenfield said Sunday that sanctions on Russia’s energy sector are not yet off the table as the US continues to punish the county for its invasion of Ukraine.

“We have not taken anything off the table. We’re continuing to look at this,” she told CNN’s Dana Bash on “State of the Union” when asked whether such sanctions would put a burden on the US’ economy.

“We’re ramping up as the Russians ramp up. So there is more to come. And while energy is not on — in this current announcement, it doesn’t mean it’s off the table, but we also want to do everything we can to protect our own economy from the impact of this,” Thomas-Greenfield said.

The UN ambassador told Bash that trying Russians for war crimes in a military tribunal was also “on the table.”

Ukraine has accused Russia of committing war crimes in going after civilian targets and has called for Moscow to face a military tribunal….

Read more…