By Rajan Laad
A few days ago, GOP reps. Marjorie Taylor Greene from Georgia and Dan Crenshaw from Texas were involved in a heated online exchange over providing U.S. aid to Ukraine
Since Russia’s incursion began, the U.S. has supplied Ukraine with billions of dollars in aid. Back in March, the House and the Senate approved $13.6 billion for “assistance” to Ukraine. On Tuesday, the House approved $40 billion more in aid. At the beginning of the month, Biden had requested $33 billion, but the House generously offered $7 billion more.
The aid to Ukraine comes as the U.S., under Biden, is struggling on several fronts.
The inflation and supply chain crises are the worst of their kind in recent U.S. history. The situation has deteriorated to such an extent that there is a shortage of baby formula.
The border is open and unguarded. This has allowed an influx of unvetted illegal aliens. Experts say this is the leading cause of the crime wave plaguing the nation. The open borders have facilitated the smuggling of illicit fentanyl into the U.S. The Wall Street Journal reported that drug-overdose deaths in 2021 topped 100,000 for the first time in a calendar year. more