- Ted Cruz said Democrats were giving the virtue signal with Ukraine’s support and Biden lacked “national goals.”
- Cruz added that Republicans in the House will be more skeptical of any financial aid to Ukraine.
- On a surprise visit to Ukraine, Biden pledged another $500 million in military aid.
Senator Ted Cruz said the Biden administration lacked a “strategic national goal” to help Ukraine defend itself against Russia’s war effort, and Democrats have voiced their support.
on his podcast “The Verdict With Ted Cruz” A junior senator from Texas said a Republican majority in the House would increase skepticism about US financial aid to Ukraine.
“For Democrats, this was a signal of virtue,” Cruz said. “They are wearing the Ukrainian flag. Zelensky thinks People magazine is going to name the sexiest man alive. They are in love with him… Ukraine.” The flag has become like the mask of the novel coronavirus. Virtue.”
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Cruz said there are conservatives who “want Putin to lose” but are unhappy to be on the same side as the liberals.
“As we know all these leftists are dressed up in Ukrainian flags and almost dancing in their loyalty to Zelensky, it will drive millions of Americans away,” okay, if they want it, i’m not for it.
Republicans have stepped up their criticism of the Biden administration and the U.S. aid to Ukraine, with some calling for a halt to all military and financial aid to the country.
Many condemned President Joe Biden’s surprise visit to Ukraine last week, suggesting that he should instead have visited the US-Mexico border or East Palestine, Ohio. train derailment.
Biden pledged another $500 million in military aid during his visit to Ukraine.