Top Republicans Ready to Intervene in Ukraine Crisis

Published 03/05 2014 03:27PM

Updated 03/05 2014 03:28PM

(NBC News) As the Ukraine crisis escalates, Republicans are ready to intervene.

"Whats going on there is more than a cause for concern, it's a cause for action," House Speaker John Boehner said Wednesday.

In Paris, meanwhile, Russian Foreign Minister Lavrov met with Secretary of State Kerry but refused to meet with Ukrainians at the talks.

House Republicans said they'll support economic sanctions if that's what the president wants.

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