After reading an article about top Ukrainian officials resigning after blowing billions of U.S. dollars on cars, mansions, and high priced vacations, I’ve heard no good reasons why the U.S. national interests and security are at stake in Ukraine.
Listen to establishment RINO Mitt Romney’s explanation in the below 3 1/2 minute video.
History has taught us that when one country feels they can invade another country with little consequence, violence spreads and we become vulnerable to being pulled into a conflict. Supporting Ukraine is not just the right thing to do, it’s imperative for U.S. national security. pic.twitter.com/6TUNCLj58d
— Senator Mitt Romney (@SenatorRomney) January 26, 2023
Utah Republican says aid for Ukraine consistent with US spending on its own national security
By Jan 26, 2023
Sen. Mitt Romney says if Americans say the United States should not spend money to help Ukraine defend itself against Russia, they should probably say the U.S. shouldn’t spend money on its own national defense either.
“And that makes no sense at all,” the Utah Republican said in a social media post Thursday.
Romney said in the 3 ½-minute video that he is often asked why the war in Ukraine is an American interest and why supporting it is good for Americans.
“So when people say ‘What does this do for America?’ Well, why do we spend money on national defense? We could just take all that money and spend it here on ourselves,” he said. “But we spend on national defense because we know that if we do so, it makes it more likely we’ll be safe and prosperous and our lives will be spared.”
In the video, Romney outlines the reasons he believes backing Ukraine is vital to the United States.
“I begin, of course, with just the humanitarian reality, we care of course about human life and the suffering that’s going on in Ukraine,” he said. “We’re just appalled by the fact that Russia has invaded a peaceful, sovereign nation next door.”
Continued American prosperity depends on peace, Romney said.
“We have better jobs and better incomes and better prospects for our future if the world is at peace. If the world is in conflict, things aren’t good for us as well as for other people around the world,” he said.
“But conflict makes us less well off, so a peaceful world makes us better off. It’s good for Americans.”
Romney said that if a country believes it can invade a neighbor without any response or reaction, it will happen again and again. Ultimately, he said, violence keeps spreading and “involves us and we end up being attacked ourselves.”
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