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Sen. Rand Paul blocks $40B Ukraine aid package

  • Опубліковано 11 тра 2022
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  • robert mace
    robert mace 4 дні тому +80

    Thank you Rand Paul, at least someone in Washington has some common sense

    • arc arcon
      arc arcon 2 дні тому +1

      I wish yall learned the deal more honestly, its not 40b we could use anymore really. Its straight up 95% already paid and in use by the us or reserved assets, you can ask urself do we really need that equipment after leaving afghanistan and having gear already in iraq, vs a nation destroying expensive russian shit and kicking its ass.

    • Tiny Barlow
      Tiny Barlow 4 дні тому +3

      Thank both of you for standing up for us

    • Narrow Pather
      Narrow Pather 4 дні тому +4

      And cares about them shafting "We The People".

  • BlazinHot 6
    BlazinHot 6 5 днів тому +33

    Why would anyone be against appointing an Inspector General to catalog and inventory such a large amount of money and lethal weapons? It's immoral to NOT have accounting oversight on this.

    • Robbin Perers
      Robbin Perers 5 днів тому +1

      @Kameron Jones ohhh yes we did and no it was not. Rewriting a narrative are you? At 83 billion and now 40 billion what do you consider older? And how much of it is not usable in combat today?
      What was our savings on this gear and equipment that did not have to be re-contracted? Since I know for a fact it is quality gear and equipment (on both giveaways) you should go there fully armed and tell just one of them to pull the stuff off. I trust you are confident in the gear "you would wear to this discussion" to come back alivs? Let us hear some real insider info. on this.
      There has to be a line of BS you are relying upon with this or is your last name in line with the first Usay?...Uday.
      Tell me something...how does 2" manilla rope feel?
      How does the Tomahawk we gave you taste for breakfast?
      I know you have the straight scoop on this 123 billion. You just have too.

    • Kameron Jones
      Kameron Jones 5 днів тому

      @Casper S. We didn't loose anything in Afghanistan most of that was older stuff the Afghanistan army had.

    • BlazinHot 6
      BlazinHot 6 5 днів тому +1

      @Casper S. I agree with you. But do take some solace in that the weapons we are giving Ukraine are from older stockpiles, and needed to be used or demolished at some point. We hadnt purchased a Javelin or a Stinger in almost 20 years, because neither had any use in our middle eastern conflicts.

  • zak ortega
    zak ortega 5 днів тому +103

    Why aren't we asking "how are we going to pay for it?" We ask if any time we the people of the country ask for anything.

    • arc arcon
      arc arcon 2 дні тому

      Heres a simple response, its already paid for. Its 40b not really in cash anymore just 40b in military equipment they wanna donate. Maybe some money is involved but barely if its arms. Majority would already have been funded by the massive us budget and people really think were handing over 40b in cash in a day, if we did our economy wouldnt be the best.

    • Luciferms
      Luciferms 4 дні тому

      Putin bot, Zak is such a disgrace.
      Be a patriot

    • Henry Lafontaine
      Henry Lafontaine 4 дні тому +1

      Why are we not just paying out the same as the other countries? That is the first question that needs to be answered.

  • Identifying Me
    Identifying Me 5 днів тому +8

    Good for you Rand!!!! Thank you!!!

  • Louis Nealon
    Louis Nealon 6 днів тому +316

    They can always find the money when they want to EXCEPT when it comes to providing Americans with a proper (one payor) health insurance system.

    • jsar
      jsar 5 днів тому +1

      @coreynj lmfao free

  • Mia -T{αα}P Me!! To F.C.K W!th Me

    Smart man in Congress , finally there's hope.

  • donlee37
    donlee37 5 днів тому +260

    Something is wrong when we should just accept $40B being spent without a breakdown of where it is going.

    • donlee37
      donlee37 5 днів тому +1

      @The Arrow I’m not saying don’t help but they need to oversee the spending of the money and be more transparent

    • donlee37
      donlee37 5 днів тому +1

      @Pandorae Eris yeah I’m sure none of it will go into the politicians friends pockets.

    • The Arrow
      The Arrow 5 днів тому +1

      The international threat USA is dealing with and you only care about domestic, but if we let countries like Ukraine and Taiwan fall in hands of our enemies, that would damage USA immensely, Ukraine provides most wheat for the world, has tons of natural resources in black sea that Russia wants to take over which would mean if Russia has access to all of that, USA and Eruope will be even more dependant on Russians in future.
      Taiwan provides 92% of the world's semiconductor chips that US military uses as well (neither US or China have achieved this technology compared to Taiwan), Taiwan's economy is also very very important to US. If we lose access to Taiwan, then that would mean ALL OF OUR advanced military tech will be dependant on China.
      You have to be VERY simple headed to not understand the global threat America has been under, please stay away from geopolitics if you have zero comprehension of it. If America doesn't show support for their allies, then many of our current allies will open more ties with China and Russia in return giving them more power and cutting us off from international power.

  • Slots 3000
    Slots 3000 5 днів тому +161

    I proudly quote Sen. Rand Paul, “My oath of office is to the U.S. Constitution, not to any foreign nation,” he said, adding, “We cannot save Ukraine by dooming the U.S. economy.” Rand Paul is simply honoring his taken oath as a United States Senator - can more?

  • Phil
    Phil 6 днів тому +103

    Make sure that the big guy gets 10%

  • some one
    some one 6 днів тому +114

    You should ask the American People what they want to do with their money 👍

    • Naftul Zvi
      Naftul Zvi 5 днів тому +1

      They probably want to stop paying $5 a gallon for gasoline so maybe we should want this insane war to end sooner rather then later.

    • Michael Babcock
      Michael Babcock 5 днів тому

      They do. They are called elections.

    • Donna Cabot
      Donna Cabot 5 днів тому +2

      They do. Not just in the way the people like. Politicians create the problem, add to it and then blame the people saying, " it's what they wanted." Sad, really.

  • Patthana Sayaraj
    Patthana Sayaraj 6 днів тому +229

    There's nothing wrong with asking for a receipt of purchase if the money isn't yours to spend freely, to begin with.

    • Lauri N
      Lauri N 4 дні тому

      A bot stole your comment :(

  • Charles Laney
    Charles Laney 5 днів тому +54

    Los Angeles homeless need a 40B package, it looks like a war zone out here

  • Bert Lamar
    Bert Lamar 4 дні тому +37

    Thank you Senator Paul, for wanting to know where this money is being spent. Our Congress is great a hiding things in their bills and wanting quick passages.

    • Robert Tucker
      Robert Tucker 3 дні тому


    • Sick Faux
      Sick Faux 3 дні тому +1

      goes to the defense contractors they own stock in

  • Vern Sutcliffe
    Vern Sutcliffe 5 днів тому +123

    When your own government is taking enough of your tax money to be able to send $40 billion to another country, then you're paying too damned much in taxes.

    • Jon Doc
      Jon Doc 4 дні тому

      @Charles Oliver well that’s good ….. and I agree lol my bad .

    • Zamora Dolores
      Zamora Dolores 4 дні тому

      You are right ! .

    • Womandela72
      Womandela72 4 дні тому

      They're just printing money...it doesnt come from tax coffers...it just means more debt to the international bankers.

  • Henry Lafontaine
    Henry Lafontaine 4 дні тому +3

    Thank God for Senator Paul!

  • Opdragon806
    Opdragon806 4 дні тому +3

    I feel like the same thing is going to happen to Vietnams capital. The U.S. gives up, then the capitalists take the rest.

  • Tina Abend
    Tina Abend 4 дні тому +12

    Thankyou Rand Paul! Now if we could just get other senators to listen to his wisdom! 40 billion! That's crazy!!

  • BigD888123
    BigD888123 5 днів тому +55

    God bless rand Paul. Look at our economy and tell me it's a good idea to send another country 40B large.

  • -[ S O F F Y] 🥂T[A]P Me!! to Have [𝐒]𝐄𝐗 With

    I feel Ukraine's pain and my heart goes out them deeply but 40 billion is alot to give all at once yall are so fast to give 40 billion but give us the American people a hard time with relieve funds during the state of emergency covid pandemic it took weeks even months of fighting amongst each other to approve stimulus packages for assistance it wasn't fair at all but other countries besides the US can receive millions to billions in relieve funds with no problem ijs

    • Steven Webster
      Steven Webster 2 дні тому

      @Ned Kent If that doesn't silence my, I don't know what will.

    • Jon Doc
      Jon Doc 4 дні тому +1

      @Danuta Rzymkiewicz it never is anywhere else too . It’s all in kickbacks

    • Ned Kent
      Ned Kent 4 дні тому +1

      @Danuta Rzymkiewicz paid troll

    • Ned Kent
      Ned Kent 4 дні тому +1

      It would be even better if you weren’t a fake account paid troll!

    • Danuta Rzymkiewicz
      Danuta Rzymkiewicz 4 дні тому +5

      The crucial issue is the lack of the control over this money. Since Ukraine is known as one of the most corrupt countries, how one can know the money is honestly spent.

  • Daddy Fab
    Daddy Fab 5 днів тому +8

    Thankyou Ran Paul 👏🏽

  • Mia -T{αα}P Me!! To F.C.K W!th Me

    Why aren't we asking "how are we going to pay for it?" We ask if any time we the people of the country ask for anything.

  • Andy Molina
    Andy Molina 4 дні тому +14

    Helping others at the expense of our children by burdening them with higher taxes is just INSANITY!

  • Jason Castle
    Jason Castle 6 днів тому +160

    I like how this guy talks down to him with “junior senator”.

    • Standard Commenter
      Standard Commenter 4 дні тому

      It is the correct form of addressing the respective senator from Kentucky, anyhow the attitude displayed by Sen. Paul is just apathic to the national security concern

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      Mi 💋 5 днів тому

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    • Geoplanet Jane
      Geoplanet Jane 5 днів тому

      @Mary Jones what’s wrong with that?

    JENNI JENNI 5 днів тому +89

    40B??!! They’re out of their minds. They refuse to help Americans, but would send billions to another country..what a joke.

    • Charles Oliver
      Charles Oliver 4 дні тому

      @ZahrDalsk according to what. Not the census demographics, so must be by some B.S. representation you heard from some political propaganda. Research and come back with the actual figures.

    • Marilyn Hadley
      Marilyn Hadley 4 дні тому

      Well said

  • Vince H
    Vince H 6 днів тому +70

    How much has the EU and UK contributed to their own security?

    • Narrow Pather
      Narrow Pather 4 дні тому

      They're not tossing out billions like we are....Remember, this 40 billion is in addition to the other billions. This is beginning to feel like another transfer of wealth.

    • Sim Mack
      Sim Mack 4 дні тому


    • Expletive Deleted
      Expletive Deleted 5 днів тому +3

      The real question is how much have they paid Hunter...

    • NO NAME
      NO NAME 5 днів тому

      @Colton Conner For a supposed British guy, your English is appalling.

    • Colton Conner
      Colton Conner 5 днів тому

      @Andre Blanco of course I am been donating since it’s started we on this war together if we want to be in it or not Ukraine must win at all cost

  • Mia -T{αα}P Me!! To F.C.K W!th Me

    Finally !!! Thank God someone finally open there eyes and said NO!! ENOUGH IS ENOUGH!!! We are suffering here in America!!! Damn help us !!!

  • Laureano Ali
    Laureano Ali 3 дні тому +2

    This bill goes to show that we can easily get monthly stimulus

  • Mia -T{αα}P Me!! To F.C.K W!th Me

    Smart man in Congress , finally there's hope.

  • 25Lychee
    25Lychee 5 днів тому +42

    Have you ever tried to help someone from drowning and they start pushing your head down under the water forcing you to drown a lil bit?
    Yeh, thats the vibe this situation is giving.

  • Tallacus
    Tallacus 5 днів тому +51

    $40 Billion that should be spent on OUR people

    • Wilmingtonsown
      Wilmingtonsown 4 дні тому

      @Jimmy Corlzer you get public schools, free mail service, library’s that’s also socialism but carry on

    • C G
      C G 4 дні тому +4

      I agree. We don't need to send $40 billion dollars to the Ukraine. We have already sent way too much to them. Thank you Senator Rand Paul and the other senator who agreed with you. This country, the USA, needs more politicians like you two, in office. God bless and keep working for America.

    • Jimmy Corlzer
      Jimmy Corlzer 4 дні тому +2

      @Anthony Gifford People doesn't need handouts from the government. Get your ass out there and work.

    • ⬅️➡️↘️↙️↗️⬆️↕️
      ⬅️➡️↘️↙️↗️⬆️↕️ 4 дні тому +2

      Or just lower taxes

  • Mia -T{αα}P Me!! To F.C.K W!th Me

    He’s completely right too, no point in helping if it means your economy will collapse before a resolution happens anyway.

  • Narrow Pather
    Narrow Pather 4 дні тому +11

    Thank you..... "We The People" have needs that our tax dollars can fulfill! Our Veterans, Schools, Teachers, Seniors, Children, Disabled, Unemployed due to C19, those with hospital bills that are about to send them into bankruptcy for the same reason, Nurses, Minimum wage workers, Mortgage holders, Renters, Small businesses, Farmers, Truckers, Infrastructure...We have Billions to toss to others but seemingly nothing for ourselves. All we get is the responsibility of the repayment for the debts incurred at the behest of other countries, none of the benefits. .We're in an abusive relationship and masking the cuts, breaks, and bruises! If we borrow money from the bank the first thing they want to know is how we're going to spend it, and they want collateral!

    • Rebecca House
      Rebecca House 2 дні тому

      Speak for yourself we the people don't agree with you I don't

  • Pacific Kai Homes, LLC
    Pacific Kai Homes, LLC 5 днів тому +4

    Thank you Rand.

  • Clima-XL
    Clima-XL 3 дні тому +18

    Great to hear, there is still is an politician with common sense in America. !!! Keep on the good work senator Paul 🙏🙏🙏

  • wuoi zuiu
    wuoi zuiu 2 дні тому

    THANK YOU RAND PAUL. At least we have one Republican in the Senate who understands they are there to represent the CITIZENS OF THE UNITED STATES

  • Fire Storm
    Fire Storm 3 дні тому +1


  • mjs28s
    mjs28s 18 годин тому

    "We have a moral obligation to act swiftly."
    Then get out your own goddamn checkbook.
    You can't act morally with someone else's money. You do so by putting your money where you mouth is. After you donate from your own pocket then spend your time outside of work privately raising funds for the causes that you belief in. Moral obligations that are paid for with stolen or borrowed money is not moral. Nor is it moral to force someone to do what you think is right.
    His idea of morality is simply the ends justify the immoral means.
    If that is the case, Schummer, then how about the ends of saving this country for the long-term means that in the short-term to intermediate term government programs are cut as we work to spending no more than we take in, we simplify the tax code to a Fair Tax type program, and return the majority of what the federal government has take on as it role back to the states where it belongs.

  • Austin-Tyler
    Austin-Tyler 3 дні тому +1

    Rand you da man. It’s sad what is happening over there but not our problem whatsoever. Tbh I forget it’s even a thing most of the time. We have issues with supply chain issues, high gas prices, our border and they want to give our money away to some country. Ridiculous

  • kill watchers
    kill watchers День тому

    God bless Rand Paul!

  • Nini Simone
    Nini Simone 6 днів тому +97

    We have a moral obligation to AMERICA

    • No Sheizer
      No Sheizer 4 дні тому

      @Expletive Deleted why be so obtuse with a reference from a TV series that sucked. 🤷🏽‍♂

    • Expletive Deleted
      Expletive Deleted 4 дні тому

      @No Sheizer I don't suppose, if you didn't get it, you could have googled it?

    • No Sheizer
      No Sheizer 4 дні тому

      @Expletive Deleted "blow up one sun"? 🤷🏽‍♂

    • Amy
      Amy 5 днів тому

      @No Sheizer At least he put his foot down bout that 40 billion dollar UK package. Saves Americans alot of Tax Dollars that we can't Afford.

  • Don Lod
    Don Lod 4 дні тому

    40BN for aids mean more RnD and Jobs. It fuels the economy. 40BN for housing homeless and med bills, gas subsidy etc means debts no one can payback!!

  • fsxlfcfandom
    fsxlfcfandom 2 дні тому

    As someone who disagrees with Rand on a lot, I applaud him for being 'anti spending' on everything, unlike hypocrites Manchin who opposes spending on clean energy and societal support because it will 'make inflation worse' yet he supports huge military budgets and sending huge amounts of money to foreign countries. I mean, does Ukraine really need $40 billion? Russia is losing badly right now, and we already just sent Ukraine $13 billion not too long ago.

  • I'm Just a Dude
    I'm Just a Dude 4 дні тому

    Thank you..... please continue the good work...

  • Zachary Lewis
    Zachary Lewis 6 днів тому +89

    Its a terrible position to be put into. Morally Americans feel they must aid Ukraine but at the same time. Why is it when its military funding its easily brought up and wanted. Yet when its for things that Americans need. Its an uphill battle in Washington. Politicians need to get their priorities straight.

    • Danny Smithson
      Danny Smithson 5 днів тому

      @Stilyconda99 none, he’s just been brainwashed.

    • Steve L
      Steve L 5 днів тому

      @Zachary Lewis your out of your mind if you think Russia is hurting economically. Especially when we literally just gave them trillions.

    • Minh Nguyen
      Minh Nguyen 5 днів тому

      @Zachary Lewis You got a point there. How long this war would last we might not know.

    • Zachary Lewis
      Zachary Lewis 5 днів тому

      @Minh Nguyen No its working, Russia is just barely propping it up. Its bound to pop the further this war continues. If EU can finally push towards the oil embargo on Russia then Russia is going to bleed money. The fact that its forcing countries to pay in roubles for gas says a lot.

  • Morgan Sterne
    Morgan Sterne 6 днів тому +13

    Good on Rand Paul.

  • 2Qt 4U
    2Qt 4U 4 дні тому +1

    $40 Billion ARE YOU FREAKING SERIOUS ? $40 Billion that WE WILL HAVE TO BORROW AND PAY BACK WITH INTEREST. CAN ANYONE SAY "CRAZY" ? I wonder if this money has anything to do with COVERING UP THE U. S. LAB IN UKRAINE ?

  • Rick Harvilla
    Rick Harvilla 5 днів тому +54

    We have a moral and ethical responsibility to our own country!!

    • Getsmore Cookies
      Getsmore Cookies 5 днів тому

      Appalling these comments.

    • JPGringo
      JPGringo 5 днів тому +1

      “We” means Capitol Hill and their donors. Once they open the safe, the money grab is on.

  • Mia -T{αα}P Me!! To F.C.K W!th Me

    I feel Ukraine's pain and my heart goes out them deeply but 40 billion is alot to give all at once yall are so fast to give 40 billion but give us the American people a hard time with relieve funds during the state of emergency covid pandemic it took weeks even months of fighting amongst each other to approve stimulus packages for assistance it wasn't fair at all but other countries besides the US can receive millions to billions in relieve funds with no problem ijs

    • C G
      C G 4 дні тому

      Amen. So very true

  • Hello There
    Hello There 5 днів тому +14

    Thank you senator Paul

  • Catherine costanza
    Catherine costanza 6 днів тому +24

    Good job Rand Paul. Thank you

  • Mia -T{αα}P Me!! To F.C.K W!th Me

    I feel Ukraine's pain and my heart goes out them deeply but 40 billion is alot to give all at once yall are so fast to give 40 billion but give us the American people a hard time with relieve funds during the state of emergency covid pandemic it took weeks even months of fighting amongst each other to approve stimulus packages for assistance it wasn't fair at all but other countries besides the US can receive millions to billions in relieve funds with no problem ijs

  • ray hess
    ray hess 4 дні тому +1

    they keep telling us we are helping ourselves-Im thinking we're helping others


    Thank you Rand Paul and Josh Hawley!

  • Janice Foundas
    Janice Foundas 4 дні тому

    Thank you Rand!

  • Romanus Konstantin de Guise
    Romanus Konstantin de Guise 6 днів тому +66


  • Ceadda
    Ceadda 5 днів тому +15

    Has congress reviewed what the last funds were specifically used on yet? There needs to be thorough review to ensure it's not being wasted or mismanaged.

    • Primordial Software
      Primordial Software 5 днів тому

      Pennies on the dollar go to Ukrainian troops doing the fighting.

    • Brian Johnson
      Brian Johnson 5 днів тому

      10% to the big guy and his clan

    • Shannon M.
      Shannon M. 5 днів тому

      its in their pockets-

  • Laurie Evans
    Laurie Evans 4 дні тому +1


  • IK JB
    IK JB 4 дні тому

    Rand .. one of a few voices of reason

  • Marvin Franklin
    Marvin Franklin 6 днів тому +10

    Thank god for Paul!

  • Jeffrey Schwarz
    Jeffrey Schwarz 6 днів тому +25

    Forty plus billion? Is Schumer out of his ever loving mind? Let Schumer contribute if he desires, but he works for me and I'm voting him out come next election.

    • Narrow Pather
      Narrow Pather 4 дні тому

      On top of the Billions we've already given them.

    • Robert Swickard
      Robert Swickard 4 дні тому


    • Mary Jones
      Mary Jones 4 дні тому

      @Jeffrey Schwarz: wise decision.

  • omnidentalstudio
    omnidentalstudio 6 днів тому +59


    • Michael Jones
      Michael Jones 3 дні тому

      @Narrow Pather I repeat: It takes more work than money to help homeless people. Too many of you think we can just throw money at the problem and it will go away. I wish I could take all of you to the homeless shelter at which I volunteer to see how little money it takes and how much work. IF your really care, go volunteer. You will be welcomed with open arms!

    • Saul Jules
      Saul Jules 4 дні тому +1

      @Narrow Pather , I’m coming from to Haiti , and also I’m an American citizen , I was believed America didn’t have any problem, because lot of Haitians diaspora , who live in US . When , they go to visiting their parents and friends , the way they wear nice clothes, necklaces , watches , shoes etc ..They make , you to thinking America is a paradis on the earth , but when you come .You see things differently. I already think , American 🇺🇸 gouvernement is care about American people . I have so many years , I keep learning about American politics and I can see, there are lot of corruptions everywhere in the system . I always ask myself . Why American gouvernement is not helping their country first , before they go to help out other nations . I’m so sorry , if I make any mistake , cause I’m not born here .

    • Narrow Pather
      Narrow Pather 4 дні тому +1

      @Michael Jones The majority of our homeless and disabled veterans are war veterans. The government helped them get where they are, we can help them get their lives back together and the medical help they need! This isn't the government's money they're tossing all over the world, it's the tax dollars of We The People. We have to repay that debt. Who feeds the neighbors family while their own family starves to death!

  • Nicole Palin
    Nicole Palin 4 дні тому

    “Men of upright, benevolent tempers have too many opportunities of remarking, with horror, to what desperate lengths this disposition is sometimes carried and how often the great interests of society are sacrificed to the vanity, to the conceit, and to the obstinacy of individuals,…”The Federalist Papers NO. 70 A. Hamilton.🌻

  • B&E Channel
    B&E Channel 5 днів тому +8

    Great job sir. They don't need a dime from us 😡 we funded 11 bio weapons labs and now look what's happened 😡

  • Philo McMasters
    Philo McMasters 6 днів тому +29

    I don’t think I am a democrat anymore… put me in the independent category…

    • Criminal Fun
      Criminal Fun 5 днів тому

      You're still responsible for everything you voted for. Your war, your gas prices, your food shortages.

    • Dustin Gervais
      Dustin Gervais 5 днів тому +4

      Welcome to sanity. What changed your mind?

  • Will Ellison
    Will Ellison 6 днів тому +13

    Thank you Rand Paul.

    IANDTHELANR1 4 дні тому

    Thanks rand for your service

  • Mia -T{αα}P Me!! To F.C.K W!th Me

    I feel like the same thing is going to happen to Vietnams capital. The U.S. gives up, then the capitalists take the rest.

  • Mia -T{αα}P Me!! To F.C.K W!th Me

    I feel like the same thing is going to happen to Vietnams capital. The U.S. gives up, then the capitalists take the rest.

  • Lighting Bolt
    Lighting Bolt 4 дні тому +1

    Thank you please block it and don't don't send it, we have problems of our own

  • albert mooney
    albert mooney 3 дні тому +1

    america first! universal healthcare, free college, higher minimum wage, affordable housing, infrastructure reform, criminal justice reform, etc.

  • HybridKoy
    HybridKoy 2 дні тому

    Rand Paul, hero. The last man standing tall in a failed state.

  • Sam Adams
    Sam Adams 3 дні тому

    Our Congress spends money like drunken sailors. Easy enough to do when the money isn't theirs.

  • HilarityBribo
    HilarityBribo 5 днів тому +1

    Nice work to Rand Paul
    A true hero

  • J Roberts
    J Roberts 6 днів тому +1

    Thank you Rand Paul

  • Nunya Bidnis
    Nunya Bidnis 3 дні тому

    Gokd for him! I also want accountability. There is a serious lack of it in government.

  • Winston Smith
    Winston Smith 6 днів тому +10

    Time to get some fresh oxygen in the system. I'm tired of seeing these extremely old people in office.
    Let's handle our own folks

  • N Sweetpea
    N Sweetpea 6 днів тому +55

    Thank you Senator Rand Paul. You did the best thing standing up and showing your support for Americans. GOD bless you

    • Fight Davenport
      Fight Davenport 5 днів тому +1

      He has a moral obligation to represent the people. We requested better military aid for Ukraine and we demanded no more delays! Hundreds of people collected signatures, mailed letters to the representatives, we pestered with phone calls. We did our job. We won a 100% vote. The people spoke. This should not have happened. How can the people exercise their power if the representatives refuse to listen to a 100% agreement? He disregarded what we decided. He chose to delay it one more week for a different agenda. During the delay, people will die unless they hold an emergency meeting and vote again. When the aid is packaged and shipped they will get a packing slip. Documentation is handled. He isn't throwing a blockade over concern of accountibility. He is another motivation. And It's a damn shame.

    • Michael Mazowiecki
      Michael Mazowiecki 6 днів тому

      Putin troll?

    • Horizon Eyes
      Horizon Eyes 6 днів тому

      I mean…. I wouldn’t call voting against something that has the overwhelming support of citizens, ‚supporting Americans‘. Maybe supporting Russians but y‘know

  • Mardy Simon
    Mardy Simon 5 днів тому

    Thank you and please keep blocking it

  • Gary Habesha
    Gary Habesha 6 днів тому +25

    Americans first! Way to go senator rand Paul!!!

  • beth98362
    beth98362 День тому

    Mr Paul...your our hero!

  • smerenda
    smerenda 4 дні тому +1

    40 billion being sent to the Azov regime is insane.

  • Barbrah Livingston
    Barbrah Livingston 4 дні тому

    Thank god for Rand Paul.

  • Veruk
    Veruk 6 днів тому +27

    This is good news.

  • William Ruiz
    William Ruiz 6 днів тому +138

    Thank you so much. Is it ridiculous to send that much money. We have so many of our own veterans here in the United States that desperately need help. We cannot be the worlds savior all of the time..

    • Shannon Donahue
      Shannon Donahue 4 дні тому

      @Ivet Laru I never believed that load of shite. I protested against it. I wrote to my Congressman multiple times. I still believe the US invasion of Iraq was about a personal issue with Saddam and Bush. Chaney made millions of dollars due to his connection with Haliburton. I believe reparations are due to the people of Iraq. We can not change what happened but we can do our best to ensure it doesn't happen again.

  • mike beard
    mike beard 6 днів тому +1

    Thankyou sen. Rand Paul

  • Born Again7
    Born Again7 6 днів тому +114

    We also have a moral obligation to the American citizens of this country too. Can you imagine what $40 BILLION dollars could do to help people buy groceries, pay for gas, pay bills, and rent? It's great that we as a country want to help other countries and I can guarantee that the majority of people here think that way. We HAVE to take care of ourselves in order to take care of others.

    • jack Elder
      jack Elder 3 дні тому

      @Ed Dav yes its an excuse there's always a problem it's a forever goal to solve. Government needs to address multiple issues simultaneously not just specific ones you care for.

    • Robert Tucker
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    • Ed Dav
      Ed Dav 3 дні тому

      @jack Elder hope you feel better. By saying, “we have problem here” is not an excuse it is a fact that is why it is stated so much.

    • Beastmuncher
      Beastmuncher  4 дні тому

      @Chilkat River I don’t see the problem when they take our taxes and do whatever the hell they want with them anyways

    • jack Elder
      jack Elder 5 днів тому +1

      I'm sick of people saying "we've got problems here" as an excuse to refuse aid to others. 40 billion will do an immense amount of good for ukraine military but will barely affect anything just giving it to Americans in the hopes of change. It would be burned through in a week

  • Patrick
    Patrick 3 дні тому

    What are we doing here? I agree with Rand on this.

  • DirtyDave
    DirtyDave 6 днів тому +128

    Notice Schumer said “WE HAVE A MORAL OBLIGATION” not a legal obligation. So to those arguing that we need to support them because we’re required to do so is speaking from their ass.

    • DirtyDave
      DirtyDave 4 дні тому

      @Shimrra It actually is. You ever read the Budapest Memorandum? I did. Officially on paper, Crimea seceded from Ukraine and joined Russia. Therefore it’s no longer a part of Ukraine. Which is what was about to happen to the Donbas Region when their separatists manned Government buildings, they signed the Minsk accords and still shelling happened killing civilians. Ukraine was the last to pull out.
      2) nobody knows where the money is going or who is in charge of it. You ever monitored a check book, and write down what the expenditures were for specifically? This ain’t stimulus for Ukraine. We’ve already fulfilled our obligation of providing support and security council. Read the agreement.
      3)this IS a fix it yourself issue because literally you had a war go on from 2014-Present day with your own civillians. You were supposed to revise your constitution in accordance with the Minsk Accords. You didn’t, now you’re all mad because the Pro-Russian forces are helping.
      4) this could have all be solved if Ukraine stopped trying to be fascist. Read it. Jan 26 2022 they had a meeting in Paris with Russia and USA, Germany, and France. They agreed to end the bloodshed Ukraine should stop trying to control its citizens in Crimea and Donbas and allow the reintegration to happen. Establishing new borders. Like a spoiled child, Ukraine pulled out of parliament and went home to cry.
      5) if you know so much, I suggest you get off the news and put your nose in a book and read to what’s being said. Either that or you have the comprehension skills of a walnut.

    • Shimrra
      Shimrra 5 днів тому

      @DirtyDave *_"do you know where the money is going? Does anybody? No."_* Yes, we do. Read the damn bill. It isn't that hard. You are arguing from ignorance.
      *_"Also, read the difference between an agreement and a treaty."_* Irrelevant. Russia is violating a binding international agreement.
      *_"Stop thinking with your morals"_* You heard it here first, folks. Stop thinking about morals.
      *_"and think about what’s good for you because if Ukraine wanted to stop this war all it could’ve said was “okay. We won’t join NATO, but we’re not joining Russia either”."_* Yes, surrender. Why didn't we think of that during WWII? Why didn't we just surrender to the Axis and save ourselves from further warfare?
      You are either a troll or you've seriously bought Putin's propaganda.

    • Shimrra
      Shimrra 5 днів тому

      @DirtyDave *_"That’s a load of Bull"_* It isn't.
      *_"because we all know that with more support and spending thrown out there, the more the prices will rise here to make up the deficit."_* That isn't how the economy works. 5% of our defense budget won't have any impact on the overall market.
      *_"Not to mention, that the separatists literally didn’t want To be a part of Ukraine."_* Irrelevant. We are talking about a nation being invaded after having performed no hostile actions against the invading nation.
      *_"Look it up."_* I already know vastly more about this than you.
      *_"That’s not an issue we should support, that’s a “fix it yourself issue” which ISNT covered by the agreement YOURE all so fast to bring up."_* Erroneous conclusion from a false premise.
      *_"Russia only got involved recently so why have we been supporting a government since 2014."_* Because Russia invaded and annexed (stole) Crimea, a part of Ukraine, in 2014. It is quite ironic that you said "look it up" while failing to put even a modicum of effort into figuring out why 2014 is important.

  • United
    United 6 днів тому +1

    Good for him

    LPS EEVEE 5 днів тому +11

    Way to go RP!

  • Dennis Boyd
    Dennis Boyd 6 днів тому +14

    Thank you, Rand Paul,

  • Kristina TK
    Kristina TK 5 днів тому +23

    ASK THE ?'s FOLKS ...what else IS IN the bill and who is paying for it (the US tax payers ea paycheck) The USA is lacking the ability to FEED its own American babies (major formula shortages) Heartbreakering what's happening in Ukraine which I well understand on a personal level. Why is our media turning against us citizens ? 😔

    • Brian Korth
      Brian Korth 4 дні тому

      @matt newrocki meet our new Russian propagandist Matt everyone

  • K Bram
    K Bram 4 дні тому +1

    As Rand should block it. The media is nuts for blasting Rand on this topic. We should spend as much as the EU

  • coreynj
    coreynj 5 днів тому +32

    Why don't we put that $40bil towards affordable (or free) healthcare, education, better rehab systems, more affordable housing, and more things that our country currently has a desperate need for?

    • William Lindsley
      William Lindsley 5 днів тому

      @No Sheizer No we care, which is why we want government money and regulations out of Healthcare.

    • William Lindsley
      William Lindsley 5 днів тому

      I would prefer neither, but your idea is still better than sending 40B to Ukraine.

  • carol st john
    carol st john 5 днів тому

    thank you Rand Paul!!!!!!!!

  • Zainab Rajpoot
    Zainab Rajpoot 3 дні тому

    Thank you Paul .

  • UdhayaSankar Kannan
    UdhayaSankar Kannan 5 днів тому +22

    I support and agree with Rand Paul. Every single penny need to be accountable and need the receipt how they spend it.

      BELIEVE in JESUS 5 днів тому

      Repent to Jesus Christ
      ““Therefore I tell you, do not worry about your life, what you will eat or drink; or about your body, what you will wear. Is not life more than food, and the body more than clothes?”
      ‭‭Matthew‬ ‭6:25‬ ‭NIV‬‬

  • Mia -T{αα}P Me!! To F.C.K W!th Me

    Thank God for Rand Paul.

  • Mia -T{αα}P Me!! To F.C.K W!th Me

    Thank God for Rand Paul.

    DJ FRANK GEE™ 5 днів тому +13