Those were some of the questions I asked after hearing about how the Democratic-controlled House of Representatives hit the so-called Ukraine aid spending bill earlier this week. Montana Congressman Matt Rosendal (R-MT) voted rightly against the package, adding that it contained “an additional $40 billion in borrowing to send abroad for questionable and unspecified purposes, including welfare benefit programs, and $54 million for the CDC.” and prevention, and nearly a billion dollars for unidentified NGOs.
Rosendal: “I’m disappointed that Congress still refuses to address issues that affect Americans here at home. Last year, more than 100,000 Americans died from drug overdoses — most of them from fentanyl coming from Mexico. Since President Biden took office, He verified that dozens of people on the terrorist watch list have entered our country, and we have witnessed the invasion of more than 2.5 million illegal aliens on our southern border.
Meanwhile, Montana Senator Steve Danes (R-MT) was called by Fox News host Tucker Carlson for saying he would likely vote to support the $40 billion spending package. (Check the video below)
After talking about which Republican senators voted “no,” and who were voting “yes,” he added:
Tucker Carlson: So is Steve Danes of Montana, quote “The Senator leans yes.” His office said they also told us that Daines believes the Russian oligarch will somehow pay the $40 billion. He quoted, “He wants to get Russia to cover the costs. He wants to use the assets confiscated from the oligarch to cover the costs. Well, well.
By the way, when talking about inflation, Ukraine, etc… David Noble had a great tweet about inflation: