57 House Republicans Vote for Massive Spending Package for Ukraine
The House overwhelmingly supported sending $40 billion in aid to Ukraine on Tuesday, 368-57, prompting a harsh reaction from critics given the multiple crises that are going unaddressed at home.
Particularly, conservatives took issue with the 149 Republicans who joined every single Democrat in passing the bill while inflation continues to soar, the border crisis is ongoing, and our nation’s most vulnerable population—infants—can’t get the food they need.
No Democrats and only 57 Republicans voted against a spending package to send $40 billion — $40 BILLION — to Ukraine. More than even the massive amount Biden requested. https://t.co/dSi7ZnFHhY— Mollie (@MZHemingway) May 11, 2022
We have unlimited money for bombs and abortions but we can't even prevent incursions or feed our own babies. What happened to our great country?— MAGA King Poso 👑 (@JackPosobiec) May 11, 2022
40 billion for Ukraine is a turning point in America. No more pretenses. The people in charge are criminals.— Jordan Schachtel @ dossier.substack.com (@JordanSchachtel) May 11, 2022
70% of elected House Republicans in Washington DC voted to send $40,000,000,000 to Ukraine in the middle of record inflation, a border invasion, and a baby formula shortage in America.— Charlie Kirk (@charliekirk11) May 11, 2022
Full List Of Every Member Of Congress Who Voted Yes pic.twitter.com/dgGPX4mAsn— The Columbia Bugle 🇺🇸 (@ColumbiaBugle) May 11, 2022
“Building on robust support already secured by Congress, this package will help Ukraine defend not only its nation but democracy for the world,” she said. “As Putin desperately accelerates his brutality in Ukraine, time is of the essence. This urgent package includes military aid, support for the Ukrainian economy, and humanitarian assistance for food security to address the worldwide hunger crisis stemming from Putin’s invasion.
“With this aid package, America sends a resounding message to the world of our unwavering determination to stand with the courageous people of Ukraine until victory is won,” she added.
This is an excerpt from Townhall.
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