Skip to comments.House Foreign Affairs chairman says some members don’t understand what’s at stake in Ukraine
Posted on 01/23/2023 4:08:19 AM PST by Timber Rattler
The Republican chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee sought Sunday to tamp down speculation that the new GOP majority will be less likely to fund aid to Ukraine in its war against Russia, though he did suggest some members of his party may need to be convinced about the need to continue US support.
“I think there’s enough support on both sides of the aisle. Majority in the Democratic Party, majority in the Republican,” Texas Rep. Michael McCaul told CNN’s Dana Bash on “State of the Union,” referring to aid to Ukraine. But he added, “We have to educate our members. I don’t think they quite understand what’s at stake.”
“If Ukraine falls, Chairman Xi in China’s going to invade Taiwan. It’s Russia, China. Iran is putting drones in Crimea, and North Korea that is putting artillery into Russia. They have to understand the case. And they talk about the border, not mutually exclusive at all. We can do both. We’re a great country. We can walk and chew gum at the same time,” McCaul said.
Before capturing the House speakership, Rep. Kevin McCarthy said in October that Republicans might pull back funding for Ukraine if they took the House majority. But after making those comments, the GOP leader worked behind the scenes to reassure national security leaders in his conference that he wasn’t planning to abandon Ukraine aid and was just calling for greater oversight of any federal dollars.
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this is encouraging, thanks for posting
Do they know what is at stake at our own southern border or do they need to be educated?
Our collapsed Southern border is going as planned. Ukraine, not so much. Welcome to Clown world.
It is millions of dollars for Sniffer and Hunter.
What’s at stake in Ukraine? That’s simple, it’s all about continuing the Congressional KICKBACKS and Biden Family Corruption.
Stopping the funding of the Ukes and Congress and Biden LOSE MONEY!!!!
Am I wrong?
“Am I wrong?”
in a word
Any time you see a GOP Republican appearing on CNN to bitch and moon about something, 99.9% of the time they are a RINO.
The LBJ idea of the domino effect has cost American lives by the hundreds of thousands. NO DAMN MORE AMERICAN LIVES FOR THE MILITARY-INDUSTRIAL COMPLEX - PERIOD!!!
You are NOT wrong!
There, I said it for you because you repeat yourself and use catchphrases like a demented carnival preacher.
Nothing stopping China from taking Taiwan right now if they wanted too. In fact good timing because we are all wrapped up in Ukraine and we have stupid self destructive nincompoops running things.
McCaul has always been a neocon FOS guy.
China isn’t stupid enough to think we involve ourselves in other people’s countries because we want to spread democracy or care about someone else’s border. Power, control and money is what it is all about. They know this because that is what they are in it for too.
Only idiots fall for the noble cause crap that is peddled to them so they can do the fighting and dying for world domination for elitists.
Dying for world domination for elitists bump.
What’s at stake? $$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$
The fear , the exasperation over Ukraine. If only they felt the same urgency over their own country.
Personally, I’m over it. Actually, I’ve never supported this war. It was avoidable.
This won’t age well. We can’t continue to borrow money to fund these endless wars in corrupt countries that don’t involve our strategic national interests. Debt servicing costs on our $31 trillion national debt are $500 billion annually. We are the biggest debtor nation in the world.
And exactly HOW am I wrong? Defend your statement.
Congressional Salary is approx $200K/year yet after a few years they are ALL multi-millionaires. Neat trick huh??
Biden is a known and proven Pervert, Pedophile, Liar and just mean spirited SOB. He and Hunter and Brother have been “Selling” the Biden name for years. Basically they are just low class Whores!!!
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