By Russia Today

Republican Representative Paul Gosar (Arizona) has condemned the push from both parties in Washington to send billions of dollars worth of weapons to Ukraine. “Crippling debt, inflation and immigration problems,” he declared, are not “[Russian President Vladimir] Putin’s fault.”

Gosar, an immigration hardliner and anti-interventionist, was one of 57 GOP lawmakers to vote against a $40 billion economic and military aid bill for Ukraine on Tuesday. While a number of Republicans have been vocal in their opposition to fueling a “proxy war” in Ukraine, the GOP establishment has shouted down these critics, with conservative talk show host Mark Levin on Wednesday referring to the anti-war contingent of the party as “Putin a**-kissers.”

“Calling us names is not a logical position,” Gosar shot back, stating: “I have no principle to follow but the path of peace and non-intervention. My grown children have known nothing except American war and intervention for naught.”

“Ukraine is not our ally,” he continued. “Russia is not our enemy. We need to address our crippling debt, inflation and immigration problems. None of this is Putin’s fault.”

Americans are currently grappling with record gas prices, inflation at a four-decade high, and shortages of vital food products, including baby formula. Furthermore, the expiration of a Trump-era immigration restriction this month will result in up to 18,000 migrants entering the US from Mexico daily, according to estimates from the Department of Homeland Security.

Since the beginning of Russia’s military operation in Ukraine in February, Biden has sent nearly $4 billion worth of weapons and ammunition to Kiev, and revived a World War II-era act allowing a limitless supply of arms to be shipped to Ukraine on credit.

Meanwhile, at home the White House has banned Russian oil and gas imports, and although industry leaders are warning of an imminent diesel shortage, Biden, on Wednesday, canceled the sale of drilling leases in Alaska and the Gulf of Mexico.

Despite the opposition of Gosar and his allies, the $40 billion funding bill passed by 368 votes to 57. It is expected to pass the Senate by next week at the latest, with Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-New York) saying the upper chamber “will move swiftly” to get it to Biden’s desk.

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19 COMMENTS

  1. IF PUTIN BLOWS UP DC IT WOULD BE A WIN WIN TO SOME
    I LIVE TO CLOSE SO I HOPE FOR SANITY AND NEOCON IDIOTS IMPRISONMENT FOR 911 AND THE PLANDEMIC HOWEVER SIMPLE MINDED THAT SEEMS .TRUTH HAS A CHANCE IF IT GETS BIBLICAL .

  2. Former US Secretary of State Henry Kissinger was included in the list of “enemies of Ukraine” and is now listed on the “Peacemaker” website.
    The Kiev authorities have updated the database of “enemies of Ukraine” published on the special information portal “Peacemaker”. Former US Secretary of State Henry Kissinger was included in the list of those who, according to Zelensky and his clique, are at least an unfriendly person in relation to the current Kiev authorities, and therefore the entire Ukraine.
    The 99-year-old American ex-Secretary of State fell out of favor with Kiev for calling on the Ukrainian authorities to continue negotiations with Russia and make concessions for the sake of a peaceful end to the conflict and preventing upheavals in Europe in his speech at the Davos forum. In Ukraine, these statements of an elderly politician were considered deliberate participation “in Russia’s information special operation against Ukraine.”
    In retaliation, the infamous extremist website “Peacemaker” (blocked on the territory of the Russian Federation) published Kissinger’s personal data, which include his date of birth, place of residence and the position he previously held.
    The Ukrainian online information resource “Peacemaker” regularly publishes a database containing personal information about people objectionable to the Kiev authorities, in particular, journalists, militia members from the LDPR and other citizens who are called there nothing else than “traitors to the motherland”.

  3. “WAR is a Racket”! How sad that the so called, ‘Land of the Free’ has been in Military Conflict/WAR for most if the existence of the United States, only some dozen years have WE lived in PEACE! WHY? Military Industrial Complex/Political War Mongers are driving, dictating the decisions, Foreign Policies, of our Congress/ Federal Government! The Upper Crust/Chosen Few are making Profit, while the Masses of Mankind are suffering and DIE!

  4. “Ukraine is not our ally,”
    Gosar must still be operating under the delusion that the military/media/industrial complex serves the interests of the American people!
    Over half or more of the one percent aren’t even American citizens at heart.

    • But adrian, that’s just it!
      The American people don’t know didly about Ukraine, and care even less about it.
      Ukraine might as well be Timbuktu to Us.
      But that makes no difference to the turncoats running America,

  5. Agree, most of the world have no problem whatsoever with Russia. Can we say the same about the US or the EU? I don’t think so. Yes, the euro-american axis barks louder, but is loosing teeth as we speak.

  6. Id rather get nuked than live under RethugliKKKlan fascist racism again. The imperialist GOP (only isolationist when messing with somebody that can kick back) complaining about immigration when they are rrsponsible for the utter destruction of latin america is farcical hypocrisy. Creeps.

    • I agree. But, the Jewish bankers are responsible for this. Not either Democrats or Republicans. The Democrats push the bankers agenda while they are in office. Then the Republicans take over and don’t change a thing the Democrats did and let the US citizens get accustomed to what the Democrats did all the while complaining about what they did. In addition, I would rather be a Putin ass-kisser than a Jewish ass-kisser.

    • Excellent summation. “only isolationist when messing with somebody that can kick back” is absolutely true in the case of these racist warmonger retardlicans. Even their old king the fraud named Reagan demonstrated it by tucking his tail and GTF out of Lebanon after the barracks bombing and instead stuck to his easy targets of banana republics such as Guatemala, El Salvador, Nicaragua, Bolivia, Honduras, Argentina, Brazil and Suriname.
      A true hero.

      At least he gave amnesty to all the immigrants he destroyed their countries. There was a reason for that and it wasn’t a humanitarian one: it was the workforce of cheap labor that he was looking for to destroy the unions.

      A true creep.

      Now this Gosar is a real sweetheart. He had posted a photoshopped anime video on his Twitter and Instagram accounts showing him to kill Alexandria Ocasio Cortez and attacking Biden.

      Jonas you can do better than RT and these Gosars.

    • Newt. I can’t think of one Republican in recent times that doesn’t fit your accurate description. Except Ron Paul, the man the GOP feared most. Right or wrong, he was consistent and principled. But, really just an American Don Quixote.

    • Ferdinand that’s because Paul Sr is not a republican but a libertarian. What libertarians believe in is that wars are costly. If it wasn’t expensive and if he was in the pockets of Pentagon and Israel he would probably do the same. Dr No was always for tax cuts just like any republican who thinks that money to pay for services grows on trees unless it’s for wars. But at least like a creepy republican he didn’t think the money for war on terror needed to be printed endlessly or taken from the budgets of moms and children.

      He joined the republicans to not throw away his vote much like Sanders not throwing away his vote as an independent.

      Funny that Ron Paul never did a Manchin or Sinema when he was with the retardlicans. If he was very different he would have done that.

    • Yes, Paul has maany flaws and inconsistencies in his platform. And a bit naive about “modern” economics. But, just his verbal assault on the Federal Reserve gets him a higher standing. I guess he reminds me of my father who steadfastly believed that a penny saved is a penny earned.

    • A penny saved is a penny earned is a great way of thinking. The more up to date version of that which applies to most North Americans leveraged with credit is when someone asks you where should they invest let’s say a $100,000 that they just made somewhere. You tell them pay off your credit cards immediately, because that’s at least an immediate 20% return on investment.

    • Yes, even though the bankers and credit “bureaus ” discourage pay offs as they loose revolving and never ending monthly interest payments. But, of course, these money changers are in the temple to make maximum profit regardless of impact on borrowers. Neither a borrower nor a lender be.

  7. Russia is not our enemy. I totally agree. It seems we have been fed a Biden agenda that desperately hopes for World War III or anything to detract from his dismal record. In the meantime, billions of taxpayer dollars are being sent to Zelensky/Ukraine so that he can line his bank account. When is this nightmare going to stop and the American people awaken!!!

    • Probably, only when the zionist stooges in this administration and the gun runner defense contractors funding their campaigns say so. Certainly not when the citizens make that demand. Father Joe knows what’s best for his confused children. Step out of line and the man come take you away.

  8. Chairman of the State Duma Vyacheslav Volodin stated that the United States has lost the support of the majority of the inhabitants of our planet in the world and all attempts by the collective West to isolate Russia have failed.
    “The recent voting that took place at the UN shows that countries that do not support Washington represent a large part of the world’s population.

    Two examples.
    The first. In early March, the UN General Assembly considered the issue of condemning a special military operation in Ukraine.
    40 countries refused to act against Russia, including China, India, Iran, Iraq, Vietnam, South Africa, Algeria, Pakistan and others.
    The population of these states is 4.47 billion people — 57.3% of the world’s population.
    Second. In April, the issue of suspending our country’s membership in the UN Human Rights Council was considered.
    82 countries (China, India, Brazil, Egypt, Indonesia, Pakistan, Iran, Iraq, UAE, Mexico, South Africa, Malaysia, Vietnam, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, Kenya and others) did not vote against Russia.
    And this is 5.93 billion people — 76.2% of the world’s population.
    As we can see, decisions taken by the majority of votes in the UN are often backed by a minority in reality.
    For this reason, Joe Biden seeks to reform the UN — in order to maintain the position of the United States.
    He desperately wants to preserve the unipolar model, which has outlived itself.
    In this regard, when discussing the positions of our country, it is necessary to understand that the majority of the world’s population is on our side. All attempts by Washington and Brussels to isolate Russia have failed”.

    • AND THE WORLD HAVE ALWAAYS BEEN! I´M PORTUGUESE AND I CAN ASHURE YOU THAT SINCE MY CHILDWOOD THAT MOST OF THE PEOPLE WERENT ABLE OF POINTING ONE REASON FOR THEIR PREJUDICE AGAINST SOVIET UNION WITHOUT EXPOSING THEMSELVES AS XENOFOBIC AGAINST RUSSIAN´S, TODAY, IT GET WORST, THE PROBLEM IS ONLY THE 5% WHO RULL AND THE RULLING OVER THE MEDIA AND EACH TIME I SHOW THEM HOW THE U.S IS LOOTING EUROPE, IMEDIATLY THEY GIVE REASON TO RUSSIA. I´M FROM AFRICAN ORIGIN AND THE HELP PROVIDED BY RUSSIA TO THE LIBERATION WAR DEPRIVED THEM OF THEIR LOOTING LIVING WAY´S IN áFRICA, THAT´S THE PRIME REASON FRO THE PREJUDICE.