Watch: Hillary Clinton highlights the dangers of GOP supporting Putin amid chaos in Ukraine

Watch: Hillary Clinton highlights the dangers of GOP supporting Putin amid chaos in Ukraine
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Former Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton is appealing to what's left of the Republican Party to take a stand against those who continue to "aid and comfort" Russian President Vladimir Putin.

On Friday, February 25, Clinton appeared on MSNBC News' "Morning Joe" where she weighed in with her concerns about the unrest erupting in Ukraine as the Russian Armed Forces invade the country. She also called out those who are applauding Putin's disturbing efforts to take over Ukraine as she explained how their actions also impact the United States.

"I want to make sure within our own country that we are calling out those people who are giving aid and comfort to Vladimir Putin about what a genius he is, who are, unfortunately, being broadcast by Russian media, not only inside Russia but in Europe to demonstrate the division within our own country,'" she said.

While the Trump-supporting Republicans have aligned with the former president echoing his support of Putin, Clinton explained why their views are problematic. Clinton suggested that "too many Republicans" are "naive in such a dangerous way."

She went on to highlight how Putin is actually a representation of something far different than basic Republican beliefs.

'They somehow believe that because Putin presents himself as a strong leader on behalf of certain values that are you know, anti-gay, that are anti, you know, freedom and democracy that so messy, that somehow you know, that quote corresponds with the views of certain members and elements of the Republican Party.

"They could not be more mistaken," she continued. "I mean, he poisons people in prisons."

Hillary Clinton: What's Left Of The GOP Must Stand Against Those Giving 'Aid' To

Clinton's remarks come as the unrest in Ukraine continues. Anti-war protests have also erupted in the streets of Moscow as Russian citizens urge Putin to stand down. However, it does not appear any of the pleas are being heard by the dictator.

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