Republicans are playing chicken with our national security to score political points.
"If Putin takes Ukraine, he won’t stop there. Putin will attack a NATO ally, he predicted, and then "we’ll have something that we don't seek and that we don't have today: American troops fighting Russian troops... Extreme Republicans are playing chicken with our national security, holding Ukraine's funding hostage to an extreme partisan border policy," said Biden.- Reuters
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Republicans take national security hostage
"To the delight of Putin and the distress of European allies, further U.S. support for Ukraine is in real doubt for the first time since Russia invaded 21 months ago. That would make U.S. solidarity with democratic Ukraine, so plainly in our national security interest, just another casualty of the political brinkmanship and partisan hostage-taking that have become routine in Congress, causing self-inflicted wounds and rendering government all but dysfunctional.
In one year, with the House newly under Republican (mis)management, Congress has flirted with a debt default and nearly shut down the government twice (another shutdown looms next month), a single senator blocked hundreds of military officers’ promotions and upended their families’ lives, and other essential legislation languishes. All because Republicans wanted some unrelated demand on spending, abortion or fill-in-the-blank as the price of their support." - LA Times
TakeAway: Learn to recognize Republican hostage taking. Remember the MAGA Republicans who put scoring political points for their re-election before national security.
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