Amid bipartisan support for arming Ukraine, some GOP lawmakers want the Biden administration to resolve the issue at home.
Republican Rep. Paul Gosser (Arizona) has condemned pressure from both sides to send billions of dollars worth of weapons to Ukraine. “Crippled Debt, Inflation and Immigration Problems,” He declares, no “[Russian President Vladimir] It’s Putin’s fault. “
Gossar, an immigration fanatic and anti-interventionist, was one of 57 GOP lawmakers to vote on Tuesday’s $ 40 billion economic and military aid bill for Ukraine. Although many Republicans have spoken out against them “I’m happy today” In Ukraine, the GOP condemns these critics, citing conservative talk show host Mark Levine’s anti-war party on Wednesday. “Putin is a *** – kisser.”
“Calling us names is not a logical position.” Gossar fired back and said: “I have no policy of following the path of peace and non-interference. My older children know nothing but American war and intervention.
Ukraine is not our ally. Russia is not our enemy. We need to solve the problem of crippled debt, inflation and immigration. None of this is Putin’s fault.
– Fame. Paul Gosar, DDS (epRepGosar) May 12, 2022
Ukraine is not our ally He continued. “Russia is not our enemy. We need to solve the problem of crippled debt, inflation and immigration. None of this is Putin’s fault.
Americans are currently grappling with record gas prices, four-decade high inflation and a shortage of essential food items, including baby formula. In addition, as the Trump-era immigration ban expires this month, 18,000 immigrants will enter the United States each day from Mexico, according to estimates from the Department of Homeland Security.
Since Russia’s military operation in Ukraine began in February, Biden has shipped nearly $ 4 billion worth of weapons and ammunition to Kiev and revived a World War II-era law that allows unlimited arms supplies to Ukraine on credit.
Meanwhile, the White House has banned Russian oil and gas imports into the home, and although industry leaders are warning of impending diesel shortages, Biden on Wednesday canceled drilling lease sales in Alaska and the Gulf of Mexico.
Despite opposition from Gossar and his allies, the 40 billion funding bill passed 57 out of 368 votes. It is expected to pass the Senate by next week, said Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-New York) in the upper house. “Fast forward” Get it at Biden’s desk.
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