A leading Senate Democrat has come up with yet another way to swindle American taxpayers and it’s a doozy.
Never mind that our own veterans are having enough trouble getting quality care at VA facilities, not to mention that thousands are homeless and having psychological and substance abuse issues, why not just send the money to Ukraine?
After all, didn’t the Ukrainians collude with Democrats to influence the election in favor of Hillary? Well, Senator Blumenthal is just trying to give them a Handy Andy in return for the favor.
Slap in the face? Dem senator wants $500M for wounded Ukrainian soldiers https://t.co/fterjl915w
— Fox News (@FoxNews) July 19, 2017
Fox News reports on this gross betrayal of America’s wounded warriors “Slap in the Face? Dem Senator Wants $500M for Wounded Ukrainian Soldiers”:
A Senate Democrat who once misrepresented his own military service record is proposing $500 million be spent on a fund for wounded Ukrainian soldiers.
Sen. Richard Blumenthal’s (D-CT) proposed funding would be included in this year’s defense spending bill. The senator is also pushing for further sanctions against Russia for its aggression in eastern Ukraine, where fighting has continued since 2014.
Blumenthal has been called out repeatedly by President Trump after he apologized in 2010 for claiming in speeches that he served in Vietnam.
On “Fox & Friends,” former Navy SEAL Carl Higbie questioned Blumenthal’s proposed spending of a half-billion in taxpayer dollars.
He said there’s nothing wrong with helping Ukrainian soldiers, but noted the dire needs of our own veterans.
“Who pays for this? The guy making $1,500 a month,” said Higbie, noting the average starting salary of a U.S. service member.
Blumenthal’s outrageous demand is the equivalent of spitting on the troops. Not that you should expect anything else from a charlatan who was caught lying about his own military record.
The United States Senate needs to get its priorities straight over the poisonous machinations of the crooks in Kiev that have seeped into our domestic politics as a proxy war between Ukraine and Russia.
It is an absolute disgrace that a senator would propose such an obscene gouging of the American people to prioritize Ukrainian troops over our own and Blumenthal needs to be called on his disgusting proposal to send American veterans to the back of the bus.