The U.S. State Department is ordering families of Embassy personnel in Ukraine to start leaving the country as soon as Monday, according to reports.

At his Wednesday press conference, President Biden said that a U.S. response, if Russia goes into Ukraine, would be less severe if it was a “minor incursion.” Jen Psaki spent much of the next day trying to clean that up. However, the Biden White House can take a bit of comfort knowing that a segment of the media will help them spin whatever happens. The Daily Beast is leading the way with a piece that’s one part “Republicans pounce” and one part “Trump’s fault”:

You knew that was coming.

The White House couldn’t have spun the story any better. We’re a little surprised the story hasn’t earned a Ron Klain retweet yet, but maybe that’s coming.

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