We will not send a penny to Kiev

With the West and the United States continuing to bFlooding Ukraine with equipment and weapons Since the start of the Russian military operation, a Republican lawmaker’s comments about US aid to Kiev have sparked controversy in Washington.

Marjorie Taylor Green asserted that Ukraine would not receive any additional funding if Republicans regained control of Congress in the midterm elections.

“America comes first”

She also accused Democrats, at a rally in Iowa Thursday, of not “caring about the borders and the people” of the United States, pointing out that “the border they care about is Ukraine, not the southern border of the United States,” according to The Hill website.

She also reiterated that if the Republicans took control of Congress, “not a single penny would go toUkraine“America comes first,” she stressed.

While some observers considered that Green’s and Republicans in general’s statements in this regard were merely political rhetoric and reviews, not analytical, according to what the New York Times reported.

“No blank check”

It is not the first time Republicans have made statements about Ukraine, as House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy said in October that his “party will not sign a blank check” for Ukraine.

He also hoped that “electors in the election will punish Democrats for their neglect of US national priorities such as immigration.” “Ukraine is an important issue, but at the same time it cannot be the only thing they do and there can be no blank check,” he said.

billions of dollars

While Democrats at the time strongly criticized McCarthy’s comments, Ben Rhodes, a former foreign policy adviser to Barack Obama, considered in a tweet on Twitter that “cutting aid to Ukraine in the midst of Europe’s most dangerous war since World War II reveals the degree of McCarthy’s incompetence to be president.” to the House of Representatives.”

It is noteworthy that since the start of the Russian military operation in Ukraine on February 24, the administration of US President Joe Biden has provided billions of dollars in military aid to Ukraine, with bipartisan approval in Congress.

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